Hydropotes

noun Hy·drop·o·tes \hīˈdräpəˌtēz\

Definition of Hydropotes

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

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Origin and Etymology of hydropotes

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


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