Cervidae

plural noun
Cer·vi·dae | \ -vəˌdē \

Definition of Cervidae 

: a large family of ruminant mammals (order Artiodactyla) that are distinguished from the related Bovidae by possession of solid deciduous antlers and that include deer, elk, moose, and related forms — compare antler

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Other words from Cervidae

cervoid \-ˌvȯid \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Cervidae

New Latin, from Cervus, type genus + -idae

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