guemal

noun
gue·​mal | \ ˈg(w)āməl \
variants: or guemul \ gwāˈmül \ or gemul \ gāˈmül \ or huemul \ wāˈmül \
plural -s

Definition of guemal

: either of two small South American deer (Hippocamelus bisulcus and H. antisiensis) having simple forked antlers

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History and Etymology for guemal

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 26 May. 2020.

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