black-tailed deer

noun (1)
\ ˈblak-ˌtāl(d)- How to pronounce black-tailed deer (audio) \

Definition of black-tailed deer

 (Entry 1 of 9)

: mule deer especially : one of a subspecies (Odocoileus hemionus columbianus) especially of British Columbia, Oregon, and Washington

black-tailed gnatcatcher

noun (2)

Definition of black-tailed gnatcatcher (Entry 2 of 9)

: a bluish-gray gnatcatcher (Polioptila melanura) native to deserts of the southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico that has a long, mainly black tail with white outer feathers

black-tailed godwit

noun (3)

Definition of black-tailed godwit (Entry 3 of 9)

: a long-legged European godwit (Limosa limosa) with a long straight bill and a broad black band on the white tail

black-tailed jackrabbit

noun (4)

Definition of black-tailed jackrabbit (Entry 4 of 9)

: a jackrabbit (Lepus californicus) of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico that has a tail with a black upper surface

black-tailed native cat

noun (5)

Definition of black-tailed native cat (Entry 5 of 9)

: a native cat (Dasyurus geoffroyi) distinguished from the common native cat by possession of a distinct hallux

black-tailed prairie dog

noun (6)

Definition of black-tailed prairie dog (Entry 6 of 9)

: a prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) of the plains of western North America with a black-tipped tail In the areas that black-tailed prairie dogs call home, population densities per acre typically range from two individuals to as many as 18.— Brendan Koerner, Slate, 13 Aug. 2004 These were black-tailed prairie dogs, the most social and widespread of the five species …— Ted Williams, Mother Jones, January/February 2000

black-tailed native hen

noun (7)

Definition of black-tailed native hen (Entry 7 of 9)

: a large nomadic rail (Tribonyx ventralis synonym Gallinula ventralis) of inland Australia that has a distinctive greenish-blue bill, bright red legs, and an erect tail A small flock of black-tailed native hens normally found among reeds and swamps in the River Murray has moved in even before the vegetation has been properly established in the wetland.The Advertiser (Adelaide, Australia), 15 Nov. 1997

black-tailed rattlesnake

noun (8)

Definition of black-tailed rattlesnake (Entry 8 of 9)

: a medium-sized black-tailed heavy-bodied rattlesnake (Crotalus molossus) of Texas, Arizona, and northern Mexico

black-tailed shrimp

noun (9)

Definition of black-tailed shrimp (Entry 9 of 9)

: a dark-colored edible shrimp (Crago nigricauda) common from California to Alaska in relatively shallow water

First Known Use of black-tailed deer

Noun (1)

1806, in the meaning defined above

Noun (6)

circa 1928, in the meaning defined above

Noun (7)

1919, in the meaning defined above

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