key deer

noun, often capitalized K

Definition of key deer

: a very small rare white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus clavium) native to the Florida Keys

First Known Use of key deer

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Key deer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/key%20deer. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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