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rusa Line breaks: rusa
Pronunciation: /ˈruːsə/

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(also rusa deer)

Definition of rusa in English:


An Indonesian deer with a brown coat and branched antlers.
  • Cervus timorensis, family Cervidae
Example sentences
  • 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 rusa

Abu Musa, Appaloosa, babirusa, inducer, introducer, juicer, producer, reducer, seducer, sprucer, traducer
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