Bovid meaning

bōvĭd
Any of various ruminant mammals of the family Bovidae, having hoofs and unbranched hollow horns, and including the cattle, sheep, goats, and gazelles.
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Of a large family (Bovidae) of ruminants, having a pair of hollow, unbranched horns, including oxen, sheep, goats, and antelopes.
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Any bovid animal.
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Any of various hoofed, horned ruminant mammals of the family Bovidae, which includes cattle, sheep, goats, buffaloes, bisons, antelopes, and yaks.
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An animal of the family Bovidae (such as the antelope, gazelle, goat, and sheep).
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Origin of bovid

  • From New Latin Bovidae family name from Latin bōs bov- cow bovine

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition