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 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, "Roadkill moose fed Alaska families for years. Then came COVID-19.," 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, "Roadkill moose fed Alaska families for years. Then came COVID-19.," 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, "Roadkill moose fed Alaska families for years. Then came COVID-19.," 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, "Roadkill moose fed Alaska families for years. Then came COVID-19.," 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, "Roadkill moose fed Alaska families for years. Then came COVID-19.," 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, USA TODAY, "Roadkill moose fed Alaska families for years. Then COVID-19 came.," 17 Dec. 2020 Tongass is also home to Sitka black-tailed deer, mountain goats, and a subspecies of timber wolf called the Alexander Archipelago wolf. Theresa Machemer, Smithsonian Magazine, "Tongass National Forest Loses Restrictions on Logging and Road Development," 29 Oct. 2020 For years, federal and academic scientists have identified Tongass as an ecological oasis that serves as a massive carbon sink while providing key habitat for wild Pacific salmon and trout, Sitka black-tailed deer and myriad other species. Juliet Eilperin, Anchorage Daily News, "Trump to strip logging and development protections from Southeast Alaska’s vast Tongass National Forest," 28 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of black-tailed deer

1806, in the meaning defined above

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26 Feb 2021

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“Black-tailed deer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black-tailed%20deer. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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