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white–tailed deer

noun \-ˌtāld-\

: a common North American deer that has a tail which is white underneath

Full Definition of WHITE-TAILED DEER

:  a North American deer (Odocoileus virginianus) with a rather long tail white on the undersurface and the males of which have forward-arching antlers —called also whitetail deer

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First Known Use of WHITE-TAILED DEER

1849

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