Definition of whitetail deer in English:

whitetail deer

Syllabification: white·tail deer
Pronunciation: /(h)wītˌtāl di(ə)r
(also white-tailed deer or whitetail)


  • A reddish to grayish American deer with white on the belly and the underside of the tail.
    • Odocoileus virginianus, family Cervidae
    More 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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