Definition of rusa in English:

rusa

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Pronunciation: /ˈruːsə
 
/
(also rusa deer)

noun

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

Origin

late 18th century: modern Latin (former genus name), from Malay.

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