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