Definition of Bovinae
1. Noun. Term not used technically; essentially coextensive with genus Bos: cattle; buffalo; and sometimes includes kudu.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Bovidae, Family Bovidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bovinae
Literary usage of Bovinae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Exploration of the Potter Creek Cave by William John Sinclair (1904)
"From the bovinae it is separated by the lack of cement and absence of accessory ... On the other hand, it resembles the bovinae in size, in the posterior ..."
2. Natural History of the World: With Anecdotes Illustrating the Nature, Habits edited by Alfred Henry Miles (1895)
"The Bull, The sub-family bovinae includes the Bull, the 6and.8°11' Bison, and the Buffalo. The antiquity of the The Buffalo. ruminants shrouds their origin ..."