from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of small Asiatic deer, typical of the family Tragulidæ, including T. javanicus, the napu of Java, and the kanchil, or pygmy chevrotain, T. pygmæus.
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- n. type genus of the Tragulidae
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As we were standing near my tent, getting ready to take it down, a plandok (mouse-deer, _tragulus_) came along -- among the Saputans, and probably most Dayaks, reputed to be the wisest and most cunning of all animals, and in folklore playing the part of our fox.