black-tailed deer

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

Definition of black-tailed deer

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

Examples of black-tailed deer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The property is home to giant coast redwoods, mountain lions, black-tailed deer, peregrine falcons, bobcats, coyotes and various endangered and threatened plants and animals, according to Save the Redwoods League. Gregory Thomas, San Francisco Chronicle, 9 Mar. 2022 Nestled between residential neighborhoods, strip malls and a four-lane highway, the park is a safe haven for beavers, red foxes and black-tailed deer in the city, according to Metro, as well as other elusive critters who call the forest home. oregonlive, 17 Dec. 2021 While on Hurricane Ridge Mountain in Olympic National Park, Moubon and Masoom were approached by several black-tailed deer and a marmot. Washington Post, 9 Aug. 2021 The state has issued 3,100 salvaging permits over the past two years, mostly from the western part of the state and for black-tailed deer, peaking in November. Matt Vasilogambros, Anchorage Daily News, 25 Dec. 2020 The state has issued 3,100 salvaging permits over the past two years, mostly from the western part of the state and for black-tailed deer, peaking in November. Matt Vasilogambros, Anchorage Daily News, 25 Dec. 2020 The state has issued 3,100 salvaging permits over the past two years, mostly from the western part of the state and for black-tailed deer, peaking in November. Matt Vasilogambros, Anchorage Daily News, 25 Dec. 2020 The state has issued 3,100 salvaging permits over the past two years, mostly from the western part of the state and for black-tailed deer, peaking in November. Matt Vasilogambros, Anchorage Daily News, 25 Dec. 2020 The state has issued 3,100 salvaging permits over the past two years, mostly from the western part of the state and for black-tailed deer, peaking in November. Matt Vasilogambros, Anchorage Daily News, 25 Dec. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of black-tailed deer

1806, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of black-tailed deer was in 1806

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

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