Definitions of cervus

  1. type genus of the Cervidae Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. genus of the Cervidae Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. A genus of ruminants, including the red deer and other allied species. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The stag, a genus of ruminants. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. The horn of the Cervus El'aphus, called Cornu, Cervi El'aphi Cornu, Cornu Cervi'num, Hartshorn, (F.) Corne de cerf, contains 27 parts of gelatin in the 100. A jelly made from the shavings is emollient and nutritive. The Stag's Pizzle, Pria'pus Cervi, was once considered to be aphrodisiac. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science