Definition of blacktail deer in English:

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blacktail deer

Pronunciation: /ˌblaktāl ˈdir/
(also black-tailed deer)

noun

A type of mule deer with black markings on the upper side of its tail, found west of the crest of the Cascade Mountains.
  • Odocoileus hemionus subsp. columbianus, family Cervidae.
Example sentences
  • The man from Eugene, Oregon and has successfully hunted blacktail deer for over 30 years.
  • These are the smaller blacktail deer that inhabit the coastal range from Mid-California to Alaska.
  • Hair loss syndrome is a debilitating condition that causes blacktail deer to constantly chew at their fur.

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Syllabification: black·tail deer

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