Definition of Elaphine

1. a. Pertaining to, resembling, or characteristic of, the stag, or Cervus elaphus.



Definition of Elaphine

1. Adjective. (zoology) Pertaining to, resembling, or characteristic of the stag, ''Cervus elaphus''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Elaphine

1. pertaining to a genus of deer [adj]

Medical Definition of Elaphine

1. Pertaining to, resembling, or characteristic of, the stag, or Cervus elaphus. Origin: Gr. Stag. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elaphine

elan vital
elance
elanced
elances
elancing
eland
elands
elanet
elanets
elanid kite
elanid kites
elans
elaolite
elaoptene
elaoptenes
elaphine (current term)
elaphure
elaphures
elapid
elapid snake
elapid venoms
elapidae
elapids
elapine
elaps
elapse
elapsed
elapsed time
elapses
elapsing

Literary usage of Elaphine

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1. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Henry Charles Howard Suffolk, Hedley Peek, Frederick George Aflalo (1897)
"E. Sub-elaphine type, Phillipps-Wolley, Pike, Roosevelt, Sanderson, Sclater, Selous, Sterndale, Ward, Williamson, and a host of others, pre-eminent amongst ..."

2. British Mammals: An Attempt to Describe and Illustrate the Mammalian Fauna by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1903)
"THE RED DEER The red deer is a member of the elaphine group, which includes the grandest ... The elaphine group arose in Asia, perhaps in Central Asia, ..."

3. Proceedings of the Committee of Science and Correspondence of the Zoological by Zoological Society of London Committee of Science and Correspondence, Committee of Science and Correspondence, Zoological Society of London (1850)
"The only exception to these rules are, the Wapiti Deer of the elaphine group is found in Northern America, and the Roebuck and Ahu of the ..."

4. Catalogue of Ruminant Mammalia: (Pecora, Linnæus) in the British Museum by John Edward Gray (1872)
"Antlers elaphine ........ j TT» 1 I .AXIS. Rusa ---- ' Antlers rusine . ... I. elaphine DEER. — Antlers with one or two distinct anterior basal snags close ..."

5. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1850)
"The elaphine Deer have a distinct anterior basal snag to the horns, the muffle broad, and separated from the lip by a hairy band, and the tuft of hair on ..."

6. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"... (0) elaphine, a bez tine is present and the rounded beam splits up into a number of small tines often arranged in a cup-like manner; (7) Damine, ..."

7. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1859)
"... with a tapering muzzle ending in a bald muffle ; the fawns, and sometimes the adults, spotted ; containing (c) the elaphine deer, with an anterior basal ..."

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