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Webster 1913 Edition


Cervus


Cer′vus

,
Noun.
[L., a deer.]
(Zool.)
A genus of ruminants, including the red deer and other allied species.
☞ Formerly all species of deer were included in the genus
Cervus
.

Definition 2021


Cervus

Cervus

See also: cervus

Translingual

Proper noun

Cervus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Cervidae – the deers.

See also

cervus

cervus

See also: Cervus

Latin

cervī (stags)

Alternative forms

Noun

cervus m (genitive cervī); second declension

  1. deer, stag
  2. (by extension) forked stakes
  3. (military) cheval de frise

Inflection

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cervus cervī
genitive cervī cervōrum
dative cervō cervīs
accusative cervum cervōs
ablative cervō cervīs
vocative cerve cervī

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Galician: cervo
  • Italian: cervo
  • Ladin: cerf
  • Lombard: cèrf
  • Occitan: cèrvi
  • Picard: cherfe
  • Portuguese: cervo
  • Romanian: cerb
  • Romansch: tschierv
  • Sardinian: cherbu
  • Sicilian: cervu
  • Spanish: ciervo
  • Venetian: cervo
  • Walloon: cier

References