of or relating to the Bovidae, comprising the hollow-horned ruminants, as oxen, antelopes, sheep, and goats.
any bovid animal.
Origin of bovid
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of, relating to, or belonging to the Bovidae, a family of ruminant artiodactyl hollow-horned mammals including sheep, goats, cattle, antelopes, and buffalo
any bovid animal
Word Origin for bovid
C19: from New Latin Bovidae, from Latin bōs ox
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Any of various hoofed, horned ruminant mammals of the family Bovidae, which includes cattle, sheep, goats, buffaloes, bisons, antelopes, and yaks.
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