brocket

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noun brock·et \ˈbrä-kət\

Definition of brocket

  1. :  any of several small deer (genus Mazama) of Central and South America with unbranched antlers

Origin and Etymology of brocket

brocket (two-year-old male red deer), from Middle English broket, from Anglo-French; akin to Old French broche tine of an antler, pointed tool — more at broach


First Known Use: 1837


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