bovid

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noun bo·vid \ˈbō-vəd\

Definition of bovid

  1. :  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 and Etymology of bovid

New Latin Bovidae, from Bov-, Bos, type genus, from Latin bov-, bos


First Known Use: 1939


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