American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See chevrotain.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A chevrotain or tragulid: a small deer-like ruminant of the family Tragulidæ.
- n. A chevrotain.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) a chevrotain, as the kanchil.
- n. very small hornless deer-like ruminant of tropical Asia and west Africa
- Probably alteration of musk deer (influenced by mouse, from its small size). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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