Elaphodus

noun Elaph·o·dus \ ə̇ˈlafədəs \

Definition of Elaphodus

:a genus of mammals (family Cervidae) comprising the tufted deer of China which is related to the muntjacs but lacks frontal glands and has antlers greatly reduced

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Origin and Etymology of elaphodus

New Latin, from Greek elaphos deer + New Latin -odus; from the large upper canines of the male


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