resembling or characteristic of deer; deerlike.
of deer or the deer family.
of a deep tawny color.
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How to use cervine in a sentence
It was a magnificent cervine army with white banners, and I shall never look upon its like again.Woodcraft and Camping | George Washington Sears (Nessmuk)
The true cervine type of horn I have already described in its progress from youth to age.Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon | Robert A. Sterndale
The next stage from the rusine to the cervine or elaphine type is the rucervine.Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon | Robert A. Sterndale
I never saw the like, except in animals of the cervine tribe.
British Dictionary definitions for cervine
resembling or relating to a deer
of a dark yellowish-brown colour
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