Definition of mouse deer in English:

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mouse deer

noun

Another term for chevrotain.
Example sentences
  • It probably looked and moved something like the diminutive chevrotain, or mouse deer, of Asian forests.
  • It is a mouse deer of the genius Tragulus, but mouse deer don't have antlers.
  • Game birds and animals (especially mouse deer, barking deer, and sambar) are eaten in rural areas.

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Syllabification: mouse deer

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