Definition of whitetail deer in English:

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whitetail deer

Pronunciation: /ˌwīttāl ˈdir/
(also white-tailed deer or whitetail)


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A reddish to grayish American deer with white on the belly and the underside of the tail.
  • Odocoileus virginianus, family Cervidae
Example sentences
  • I've taken an even dozen whitetail and mule deer bucks at ranges from 20 meters to a full 80, all of which were one-shot kills.
  • Cattle, sheep, and goats can thrive on actively managed landscapes, as can pronghorn antelope and whitetail deer.
  • There should be whitetail and mule deer in abundance, and this is the most likely place to spot a golden eagle.

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Syllabification: white·tail deer

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