Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A chevrotain or tragulid: a small deer-like ruminant of the family Tragulidæ.

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  • noun A chevrotain.

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  • noun very small hornless deer-like ruminant of tropical Asia and west Africa

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Probably alteration of musk deer (influenced by mouse, from its small size).]

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