white–tailed deer

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noun \ˈhwīt-ˌtāld-, ˈwīt-\

Definition of white–tailed deer

  1. :  a North American deer (Odocoileus virginianus) with a rather long tail white on the undersurface and the males of which have forward-arching antlers —called also whitetail deer

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1829

First Known Use of white–tailed deer

1829


WHITE–TAILED DEER Defined for English Language Learners

white–tailed deer

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noun \ˈhwīt-ˌtāld-, ˈwīt-\

Definition of white–tailed deer for English Language Learners

  • : a common North American deer that has a tail which is white underneath


WHITE–TAILED DEER Defined for Kids

white–tailed deer

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noun \ˈhwīt-ˌtāld, ˈwīt-\

Definition of white–tailed deer for Students

  1. :  a common North American deer with the underside of the tail white


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