cervine

adjective
cer·vine | \ ˈsər-ˌvīn \

Definition of cervine 

: of, relating to, or resembling deer

First Known Use of cervine

circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cervine

Latin cervinus of a deer, from cervus stag, deer — more at hart

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about cervine

Dictionary Entries near cervine

cervicum

cervid

Cervidae

cervine

cervix

Cervoidea

Cervulus

Statistics for cervine

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for cervine

The first known use of cervine was circa 1828

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on cervine

See words that rhyme with cervine

Comments on cervine

What made you want to look up cervine? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to deposit or conceal in a hiding place

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!