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 deerwith short three-pointed antlers, no visible tail, a white rumppatch, and a reddish summer coatthat turns greyin winter(Capreolus capreolus).
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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