Père David's deer

noun
Père Da·​vid's deer | \ ¦perdə¦vēdz-, (ˈ)per¦dāvə̇dz- \

Definition of Père David's deer

: a large grayish deer (Elaphurus davidianus) having long slender antlers and probably originating in northern China but known only from domesticated herds

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History and Etymology for Père David's deer

after Père Armand David †1900 French Catholic missionary and naturalist

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“Père David's deer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/P%C3%A8re%20David%27s%20deer. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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