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pudu Syllabification: pu·du
Pronunciation: /ˈpo͞odo͞o/

Definition of pudu in English:


A very small and rare deer found in the lower Andes of South America.
  • Genus Pudu, family Cervidae: two species
Example sentences
  • The pudu is most active during the late afternoon, evening, and morning. They often stand upright on their hind legs or jump onto fallen tree trunks in order to reach higher vegetation.
  • The pudu is very secretive and little is known about it in the wild.


Late 19th century: from Araucanian.

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