noun Odo·coi·le·us \-ˈkȯilēəs\

Definition of Odocoileus

  1. :  a genus including the Virginia deer, mule deer, black-tailed deer, and related American species

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Origin and Etymology of odocoileus

New Latin, from Greek odōn tooth + koilos hollow — more at cave

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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