Japanese deer

noun

Definition of Japanese deer

: a small deer (Cervus nippon synonym C. sika) of Japan having slightly forked round antlers and a coat that is spotted with white in summer and plain grayish brown in winter

called also sika

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“Japanese deer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Japanese%20deer. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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