roebuck

noun
roe·​buck | \ ˈrō-ˌbək How to pronounce roebuck (audio) \
plural roebuck or roebucks

Definition of roebuck

: 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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First Known Use of roebuck

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Roebuck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roebuck. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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