sika

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noun si·ka \ˈsē-kə\

Definition of sika

  1. :  a deer (Cervus nippon) of eastern Asia that has a chestnut to brownish coat often spotted with white and that has established populations in other regions (such as Europe and the U.S.) as a result of introduction

Origin and Etymology of sika

Japanese shika


First Known Use: 1859


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