Definition of Cervus unicolor
1. Noun. A deer of southern Asia with antlers that have three tines.
Generic synonyms: Cervid, Deer
Group relationships: Cervus, Genus Cervus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cervus Unicolor
Literary usage of Cervus unicolor
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1. Fasciculi Malayenses: Anthropological and Zoological Results of an by Herbert Christopher Robinson, Nelson Annandale (1903)
"... district of Rhaman (obtained from natives). ' The muntjac was evidently common on Bukit Besar, and its barking cry was often heard.' 59. cervus unicolor ..."
2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1906)
"Lydekker, in his 'Deer of All Lands' (P- I53). includes the Hainan Sambar under his cervus unicolor equinus, "as suggested by Mr. WL Sclater. ..."
3. Handbook of Instructions for Collectors by British Museum (Natural History) (1902)
"Bengal and Malaysia. t Indian Rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis). Assam, t Shou (Cervus affinis). ? District north of Bhutan. t Sambar (cervus unicolor). ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"Sambar (cervus unicolor)—Height,4 ft. 6 in.; weight of large specimens, 600 to 700 Ibs. Maximum measurements of different antlers : Length around outside, ..."
5. Popular Official Guide to the New York Zoological Park by New York Zoological Park, William Temple Hornaday, New York Zoological Society (1911)
"The Indian Sambar, (cervus unicolor), always suggests a tropical understudy of the Altai wapiti, clad with thin, coarse, ..."
6. Jungle Trails and Jungle People: Travel, Adventure and Observation in the by Caspar Whitney (1905)
"The other deer most commonly seen is the sambar (cervus unicolor), ranging from four to five feet at the shoulder, an Oriental species which, ..."