river deer

noun

Definition of river deer

: a small deer (Hydropotes inermis) of the river marshes in southern China the males of which have no antlers but are provided with tusklike canine teeth

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“River deer.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/river%20deer. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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