rucervine

adjective ru·cer·vine \rüˈsərvə̇n, -ˌvīn\

Definition of rucervine

  1. :  of, relating to, or like a deer of a genus (Rucervus) that is now usually made a subgenus of Cervus

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Origin and Etymology of rucervine

New Latin Rucervus (from Rusa + Cervus) + English -ine


First Known Use: 1880


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