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

  • n. See white-tailed deer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A deer, Odocoileus virginianus, family Cervidae, perhaps the most popular game animal in North America.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The Virginia deer.
  • n. The wheatear.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The wheatear or stonechat, Saxicola ┼ônanthe. Also whiterump, white-arse, wittol, etc. See cut under wheatear.
  • n. A humming-bird of the genus Urochroa (wmich see, with cut).
  • n. The white-tailed deer of North America, Cariacus virginianus: in distinction from the blacktail (C.macrotis). See white-tailed deer (under white-tailed), and cut under Cariacus.

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

  • n. common North American deer; tail has a white underside
  • n. common North American deer; tail has a white underside


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • surrendering deer

    April 3, 2009