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

First Known Use of black-tailed deer

1806, in the meaning defined above

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“Black-tailed deer.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black-tailed%20deer. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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