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English → English (gcide) Definition: Cervus Columbianus Deer \Deer\ (d[=e]r), n. sing. & pl. [OE. der, deor, animal, wild animal, AS. de['o]r; akin to D. dier, OFries. diar, G. thier, tier, Icel. d[=y]r, Dan. dyr, Sw. djur, Goth. dius; of unknown origin. [root]71.] 1. Any animal; especially, a wild animal. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Mice and rats, and such small deer. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The camel, that great deer. --Lindisfarne MS. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) A ruminant of the genus Cervus, of many species, and of related genera of the family Cervid[ae]. The males, and in some species the females, have solid antlers, often much branched, which are shed annually. Their flesh, for which they are hunted, is called venison. [1913 Webster] Note: The deer hunted in England is Cervus elaphus, called also stag or red deer; the fallow deer is Cervus dama ; the common American deer is Cervus Virginianus ; the blacktailed deer of Western North America is Cervus Columbianus; and the mule deer of the same region is Cervus macrotis. See Axis, Fallow deer, Mule deer, Reindeer. [1913 Webster] Note: Deer is much used adjectively, or as the first part of a compound; as, deerkiller, deerslayer, deerslaying, deer hunting, deer stealing, deerlike, etc. [1913 Webster] Deer mouse (Zo["o]l.), the white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus , formerly Hesperomys leucopus) of America. Small deer, petty game, not worth pursuing; -- used metaphorically. (See citation from Shakespeare under the first definition, above.) “Minor critics . . . can find leisure for the chase of such small deer.” --G. P. Marsh. [1913 Webster] Blacktail \Black"tail`\, n. [Black + tail.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A fish; the ruff or pope. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) The black-tailed deer (Cervus Columbianus or Cariacus Columbianus) of California and Oregon; also, the mule deer of the Rocky Mountains. See Mule deer. [1913 Webster]

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