dama

noun
da·​ma | \ˈdāmə\

Definition of dama 

1 capitalized : a genus of deers consisting of the fallow deer

2 plural -s [ New Latin (specific epithet of Gazella dama), from Latin, fallow deer ] : addra

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First Known Use of dama

1801, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for dama

New Latin, from Latin dama, damma fallow deer, antelope, chamois, perhaps of Celtic origin; akin to Old Irish dam ox, dam allaid stag, Welsh dafad sheep, Old Cornish dauat; akin to Greek damalēs young bull, Sanskrit damya young bull, dāmyati he tames

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