cervine

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cervīnus, from cervus (deer).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cervine (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to a deer; deer-like.
    • 1978, Lawrence Durrell, Livia, Faber & Faber 1992 (Avignon Quintet), p. 495:
      To which she replied sweetly, shaking that fine cervine head: ‘At any moment tell yourself that things are much better that they have any right to be.’

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cervine f

  1. Feminine plural form of cervino

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cervīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of cervīnus
Last modified on 30 January 2014, at 22:19