roe·​buck ˈrō-ˌbək How to pronounce roebuck (audio)
plural roebuck or roebucks
: roe deer
especially : the male roe deer

Examples of roebuck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Drawing your eye up and giving the room an illusion of height are Scottish roebuck antlers wreathed in oak leaves and acorns. Star Tribune, 7 July 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of roebuck was in the 14th century

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“Roebuck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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