Meaning of traguloid in English:

traguloid

Pronunciation /ˈtraɡjʊlɔɪd/

adjective

  • Chiefly Of or relating to the superfamily Traguloidea, which comprises the chevrotains and extinct relatives.

    Sometimes regarded as consisting only of the family Tragulidae, sometimes as equivalent to the infraorder Tragulina.

noun

  • Chiefly A traguloid ruminant.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From scientific Latin Tragulus, genus name + -oid, after Traguloidea, superfamily name.