Definition of Family bovidae

1. Noun. True antelopes; cattle; oxen; sheep; goats.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Bovidae

family Bible
family Bignoniaceae
family Bittacidae
family Blastodiaceae
family Blattidae
family Blechnaceae
family Blenniidae
family Boidae
family Boletaceae
family Bombacaceae
family Bombycidae
family Bombycillidae
family Bombyliidae
family Boraginaceae
family Bothidae
family Bovidae
family Bradypodidae
family Bramidae
family Branchiobdellidae
family Branchiostegidae
family Branchiostomidae
family Brevicipitidae
family Bromeliaceae
family Brotulidae
family Bruchidae
family Bryaceae
family Buccinidae
family Bucconidae
family Bucerotidae

Literary usage of Family bovidae

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

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The characteristic of this family Bovidae,—Lastly, we have the great family of hollow-horned ruminants or Bovidae, in which the horns (present in the males ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"Their inclusion along with these creatures in one family, Bovidae, shows that no differences of an important diameter exist. The term Antelope is rather of ..."

3. Transactions of the American Dental Association at Its ... Annual Session by American Dental Association (1898)
"family bovidae. Bison americanus (Buffalo), Nebraska. Ovis canadensis (Mountain Sheep), Montana. Capra aegagrus (Goat), E. Europe. ..."

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