Entry from British & World English dictionary
(also rusa deer)
An Indonesian deer with a brown coat and branched antlers.
- Cervus timorensis, family Cervidae
- These are what give the babirusa its name: babi means pig and rusa deer in the local language.
- He had described nine species of rusa deer from Batangas on Luzon in the Philippines, four more from nearby Tarlac, and seven more from Neuva Ecija.
Late 18th century: modern Latin (former genus name), from Malay.
Words that rhyme with rusaAbu Musa, Appaloosa, babirusa, inducer, introducer, juicer, producer, reducer, seducer, sprucer, traducer
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