Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A fish: the ruff or pope.
  • n. The black-tailed deer (Cervus or Cariacus columbianus) of California and Oregon.
  • n. The mule deer of the Rocky Mountains.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A fish; the ruff or pope.
  • n. The black-tailed deer (Cervus Columbianus or Cariacus Columbianus) of California and Oregon; also, the mule deer of the Rocky Mountains. See Mule deer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A percoid fish, the Acerina cernua. More generally called ruff or pope. See ruff.
  • n. A common name among hunters of the black-tailed deer or mule-deer, Cariacus macrotis (see mule-deer)
  • n. of the Columbian deer, C. columbianus: in both cases in distinction from the common or white-tailed deer, C. virginianus.
  • n. In India, a name of the chikara or ravine-deer, Tragops bennetti.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. mule deer of western Rocky Mountains

Etymologies

black +‎ tail (Wiktionary)

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