pudu

noun

pu·​du
ˈpüˌdü
plural -s
: a small reddish deer (Pudu pudu) of the Chilean Andes having simple antlers resembling spikes and standing only 12 or 13 inches high

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, from Mapuche

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“Pudu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pudu. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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