Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 10/02/17 Cervine

October 02, 2017

Cervine (adjective)
cervine [sur-vahyn, -vin]


adjective
1. resembling or characteristic of deer; deerlike.
2. of deer or the deer family.
3. of a deep tawny color.


Origin: 1825-35; < Latin cervīnus of, pertaining to a deer, equivalent to cerv(us) deer + -īnus -ine

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