from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A species of South American deer of medium size, usually placed in the genus Furcifer.
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Before the introduction of European cattle into Chili, the natives must have employed the skins of the original animals of the country, probably of the _guemul_ or _huemul_, the equus bisulcus of Molina and other naturalists, an animal having some resemblance to a horse but with cloven hoofs -- E.]
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