Definition of Sambur

1. Noun. A deer of southern Asia with antlers that have three tines.

Exact synonyms: Cervus Unicolor, Sambar
Generic synonyms: Cervid, Deer
Group relationships: Cervus, Genus Cervus



Definition of Sambur

1. n. An East Indian deer (Rusa Aristotelis) having a mane on its neck. Its antlers have but three prongs. Called also gerow. The name is applied to other species of the genus Rusa, as the Bornean sambur (R. equina).

Definition of Sambur

1. sambar [n -S] - See also: sambar

Medical Definition of Sambur

1. An East Indian deer (Rusa Aristotelis) having a mane on its neck. Its antlers have but three prongs. Called also gerow. The name is applied to other species of the genus Rusa, as the Bornean sambur (R. Equina). Origin: Hind. Sambar, sabar. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sambur

sambhar
sambhars
sambhur
sambhurs
sambo
samboo
sambos
sambubiose
sambuca
sambucas
sambucus
sambuke
sambukes
sambuq
sambuqs
sambur (current term)
samburs
same
same(p)
same-blooded
same-bloodedness
same-minded
same-old, same-old
same-old same-old
same difference
same exact

Literary usage of Sambur

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Two Years in the Jungle: The Experiences of a Hunter and Naturalist in India by William Temple Hornaday (1885)
"Death of a sambur Stag.—A Herd of Wild Elephants. —An Attack by an Amateur, on Foot and Alone.—Close Quarters.—Failure.—Lost in the Jungle. ..."

2. Big Game Shooting in Upper Burma by George Patrick Elystan Evans (1911)
"The horns of the Malayan sambur grow close together, and are sometimes not much wider at ... They are considerably shorter than those of the Indian sambur, ..."

3. Big Game Shooting in Upper Burma by George Patrick Elystan Evans (1911)
"The horns of the Malayan sambur grow close together, and are sometimes not much wider at ... They are considerably shorter than those of the Indian sambur, ..."

4. Wild Beasts and Their Ways: Reminiscences of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America by Samuel White Baker (1890)
"During eight years' hunting in Ceylon, I killed a vast number of sambur ... It is a curious fact that I never saw a stag sambur absolutely without horns, ..."

5. Sport in British Burmah, Assam, and the Cassyah and Jyntiah Hills: With by Fitz William Thomas Pollok (1879)
"I was detained here till 3rd December, on duty, and then went inland for a day. I got one sambur and two partridges, of a kind different from those found on ..."

6. Transactions of the Bombay Geographical Society by Bombay Geographical Society (1856)
"From Awoo to sambur is eight hours' march. I believe that the salt has been ... is twenty miles west of the sambur Lake and some fifty miles NW from here, ..."

7. Two Years in the Jungle: The Experiences of a Hunter and Naturalist in India by William Temple Hornaday (1885)
"Death of a sambur Stag.—A Herd of Wild Elephants. —An Attack by an Amateur, on Foot and Alone.—Close Quarters.—Failure.—Lost in the Jungle. ..."

8. Big Game Shooting in Upper Burma by George Patrick Elystan Evans (1911)
"The horns of the Malayan sambur grow close together, and are sometimes not much wider at ... They are considerably shorter than those of the Indian sambur, ..."

9. Big Game Shooting in Upper Burma by George Patrick Elystan Evans (1911)
"The horns of the Malayan sambur grow close together, and are sometimes not much wider at ... They are considerably shorter than those of the Indian sambur, ..."

10. Wild Beasts and Their Ways: Reminiscences of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America by Samuel White Baker (1890)
"During eight years' hunting in Ceylon, I killed a vast number of sambur ... It is a curious fact that I never saw a stag sambur absolutely without horns, ..."

11. Sport in British Burmah, Assam, and the Cassyah and Jyntiah Hills: With by Fitz William Thomas Pollok (1879)
"I was detained here till 3rd December, on duty, and then went inland for a day. I got one sambur and two partridges, of a kind different from those found on ..."

12. Transactions of the Bombay Geographical Society by Bombay Geographical Society (1856)
"From Awoo to sambur is eight hours' march. I believe that the salt has been ... is twenty miles west of the sambur Lake and some fifty miles NW from here, ..."

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