from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See chevrotain.
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- n. A chevrotain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a chevrotain, as the kanchil.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A chevrotain or tragulid: a small deer-like ruminant of the family Tragulidæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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)