black-tailed deer

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\ 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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