from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A small Asiatic deer, of the genus Tragulus: a chevrotain, specifically the Sumatran species, Tragulus napu, one of the largest of the group.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) A very small chevrotain (
Tragulus Javanicus), native of Java. It is about the size of a hare, and is noted for its agility in leaping. Called also Java musk deer, pygmy musk deer, and deerlet.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The greater mouse-deer, Tragulus napu
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- noun chevrotain somewhat larger than the kanchil; found in India and Malaya
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A subspecies of mouse deer, the Balabac chevrotain (Tragulus napu nigricans), which is confined to Balabac Island, is also considered endangered.
June 23rd, 2006 at 3: 30 pm napu says: can certainly argue with his points – they are the same points argued by liberals and the democratic party which is so heavily invested in defeat in Iraq it canâ€ ™ t help itself.
napu, you can always buy them on the black market, or used at a yard sale, not to mention getting them from the library very handy, yard sales, when you have young children.