rucervine

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

Definition of rucervine

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

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First Known Use of rucervine

1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rucervine

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

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The first known use of rucervine was in 1880

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“Rucervine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rucervine. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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