Meaning of traguloid in English:

traguloid

Pronunciation /ˈtraɡjʊlɔɪd/

adjective

  • 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

  • A traguloid ruminant.

Origin

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