Definition of Elaphure

1. Noun. Large Chinese deer surviving only in domesticated herds.

Exact synonyms: Elaphurus Davidianus, Pere David's Deer
Generic synonyms: Cervid, Deer
Group relationships: Elaphurus, Genus Elaphurus



Definition of Elaphure

1. n. A species of deer (Elaphurus Davidianus) found in china. It is about four feet high at the shoulder and has peculiar antlers.

Definition of Elaphure

1. Noun. ''Elaphurus davidianus'', a Chinese deer with unusual antlers. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Elaphure

1. A species of deer (Elaphurus Davidianus) found in china. It about four feet high at the shoulder and has peculiar antlers. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elaphure

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elaoptene
elaoptenes
elaphine
elaphure (current term)
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elapid snake
elapid venoms
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Literary usage of Elaphure

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1. Prehistoric Settlement of the Pacific by Ward Hunt Goodenough (1996)
"... and possibly fox nut. Leaf remains show that the climate at the time was still subtropical. Animal remains include monkeys, deer, elaphure, ..."

2. Catalogue of Ruminant Mammalia: (Pecora, Linnæus) in the British Museum by John Edward Gray (1872)
"26, t. 4-6, 1866 ; Trans. Zool. Soc. vii. p. 335, f. 1, 2, skull and horns.) " The general aspect of the elaphure is much more like that of the true Cervl ..."

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