Hydropotes

noun
Hy·​drop·​o·​tes | \ hīˈdräpəˌtēz \

Definition of Hydropotes

: a genus of deer consisting of a small Chinese species (H. inermis) having no antlers

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History and Etymology for Hydropotes

New Latin, from Greek hydropotēs water drinker, from hydr- + potēs drinker; akin to Greek pinein to drink

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“Hydropotes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hydropotes. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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