Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Either of two small deer (Capreolus capreolus of Europe and southwest Asia or C. pygargus of Central and East Asia), having a brownish coat, a black nose, and three- to four-tined antlers in the male.

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  • noun A small, nimble Eurasian deer with short three-pointed antlers, no visible tail, a white rump patch, and a reddish summer coat that turns grey in winter (Capreolus capreolus).

Etymologies

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

[Middle English ro, the roe deer Capreolus capreolus, from Old English rā, rāha.]

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