of or like a deer
Origin of cervineClassical Latin cervinus ; from cervus: see cervid
- Relating to, resembling, or characteristic of deer.
- Of or belonging to the family Cervidae, which includes the deer, moose, and elk.
Origin of cervineLatin cervīnus, from cervus, deer; see ker-1 in Indo-European roots.
- Pertaining to a deer; deer-like.
From Latin cervīnus, from cervus (“deer”).