Definition of Genus Dama

1. Noun. Fallow deer.

Exact synonyms: Dama
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Cervidae, Family Cervidae
Member holonyms: Dama Dama, Fallow Deer

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dama

genus Cystopteris
genus Cytisus
genus Daboecia
genus Dacelo
genus Dacrycarpus
genus Dacrydium
genus Dacrymyces
genus Dactylis
genus Dactyloctenium
genus Dactylopius
genus Dactylopterus
genus Dactylorhiza
genus Dahlia
genus Dalbergia
genus Dalea
genus Dama (current term)
genus Damaliscus
genus Danaea
genus Danaus
genus Daphne
genus Daphnia
genus Darlingtonia
genus Darmera
genus Dasyatis
genus Dasyprocta
genus Dasypus
genus Dasyurus
genus Datura
genus Daubentonia
genus Daucus

Literary usage of Genus Dama

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

1. Catalogue of the Hunterian Collection in the Museum of the Royal College of by Museum, Royal College of Surgeons in London (1831)
"Sub-Genus DAMA. 918. The skeleton of a Fallow-deer. Male. Mus. Brit. Cervus Dama—Lin: (Dama Vulgaris—Gesn: Dain—Buff:} Fig.—Shaw, Gen. Zooi. ii. pi. ..."

2. Introduction to Mammalia by Charles Hamilton Smith (1858)
"Of the sub-genus DAMA, only one species, the fallow deer, appears to be at present in existence ; but at least three, of very large proportions, are fossil, ..."

3. Proceedingsby Zoological Society of London by Zoological Society of London (1882)
"762 Exhibition of, and remarks upon, two double hind feet of a Fallow Deer (Genus dama) 1874, 90 Ou a supposed new Species of Wild Sheep from Ladak 1874, ..."

4. Explanatory Text to S.R. Urbino's Charts of the Animal Kingdom by Gotthilf Heinrich von Schubert, J. H. von Schubert (1869)
"... DEER (Genus dama) is smaller than the Stag; a gentle and timid creature. The horns of the male are broad, and fingered at the end, and there are two ..."

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