elaphure

noun

el·​a·​phure
ˈeləˌfyu̇(ə)r
plural -s
: père david's deer
elaphurine
¦elə¦fyu̇ˌrīn
-rə̇n
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin Elaphurus, genus of deer, from Greek elaphos deer + New Latin -urus

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“Elaphure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elaphure. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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