water deer

noun

Definition of water deer

1 : a small Chinese deer (Hydropotes inermis) lacking antlers in both sexes and having the upper canines enlarged into tusks in the male

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“Water deer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20deer. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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