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Bovine vs. Deer

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Bovineadjective

(not comparable) Of or pertaining to cattle.

Deernoun

A ruminant mammal with antlers and hooves of the family Cervidae, or one of several similar animals from related families of the order Artiodactyla.

Bovineadjective

(not comparable) Belonging to the family, subfamily, tribe, or genera including cows, buffalo, and bison.

Deernoun

(in particular) One of the smaller animals of this family, distinguished from a moose or elk.

‘I wrecked my car after a deer ran across the road.’;

Bovineadjective

Sluggish, dull, slow-witted.

Deernoun

The meat of such an animal; venison.

‘Oh, I've never had deer before.’;

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Bovinenoun

An animal of the family, subfamily, tribe, or genera including cattle, buffaloes and bison.

Deernoun

An animal, especially a quadrupedal mammal, as opposed to a bird, fish, etc.

Bovineadjective

Of or pertaining to the genus Bos; relating to, or resembling, the ox or cow; oxlike; as, the bovine genus; a bovine antelope.

Deer

Any animal; especially, a wild animal.

‘Mice and rats, and such small deer.’; ‘The camel, that great deer.’;

Bovineadjective

Having qualities characteristic of oxen or cows; sluggish and patient; dull; as, a bovine temperament.

‘The bovine gaze of gaping rustics.’;

Deer

A ruminant of the genus Cervus, of many species, and of related genera of the family Cervidæ. The males, and in some species the females, have solid antlers, often much branched, which are shed annually. Their flesh, for which they are hunted, is called venison.

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Bovinenoun

any of various members of the genus Bos

Deernoun

distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers

Bovineadjective

of or relating to or belonging to the genus Bos (cattle)

Deer

Deer or true deer are hoofed ruminant mammals forming the family Cervidae. The two main groups of deer are the Cervinae, including the muntjac, the elk (wapiti), the red deer, the fallow deer, and the chital; and the Capreolinae, including the reindeer (caribou), the roe deer, the mule deer, and the moose.

Bovineadjective

dull and slow-moving and stolid; like an ox;

‘showed a bovine apathy’;

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