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

  • n. A brownish-gray deer (Odocoileus hemionus) of western North America, having long mulelike ears, large branching antlers in the male, and a black-tipped tail. Also called black-tailed deer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A deer, found in western North America.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a large deer (Cervus macrotis syn. Cariacus macrotis) of the Western United States. The name refers to its long ears.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The blacktail or black-tailed deer, Cariacus macrotis: so called from the large ears. It is decidedly larger and more stately than the Virginia or white-tailed deer, and is next in size to the wapiti and caribou among the North American Cervid┼ô.

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

  • n. long-eared deer of western North America with two-pronged antlers


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