Cervid



any member of the deer family, Cervidae, comprising deer, caribou, elk, and moose, characterized by the bearing of antlers in the male or in both sexes.
noun
any ruminant mammal of the family Cervidae, including the deer, characterized by the presence of antlers
adjective
of, relating to, or belonging to the Cervidae
cervid
(sûr’vĭd)
Any of various hoofed mammals of the family Cervidae, which includes the deer and elk. Male cervids typically grow antlers that are shed yearly.

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