Definition of bovid
: any of a family (Bovidae) of ruminants that have hollow unbranched permanently attached horns present in usually both sexes and that include antelopes, oxen, sheep, and goats
Origin of bovid
New Latin Bovidae, from Bov-, Bos, type genus, from Latin bov-, bos
First Known Use: 1939
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