guemal

noun

gue·​mal
ˈg(w)āməl
variants or guemul
gwāˈmül
or gemul
gāˈmül
or huemul
wāˈmül
plural -s
: either of two small South American deer (Hippocamelus bisulcus and H. antisiensis) having simple forked antlers

Word History

Etymology

American Spanish güemul, guamul, huemul, from Araucan huemul

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“Guemal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guemal. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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