Odocoileus

noun
Odo·​coi·​le·​us | \ -ˈkȯilēəs \

Definition of Odocoileus

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

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History and Etymology for Odocoileus

New Latin, from Greek odōn tooth + koilos hollow

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“Odocoileus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Odocoileus. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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