andean-deer

Andean deer

noun
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huemul

[wey-mool]
noun
a yellowish-brown deer of the genus Hippocamelus, of South America: the two species are endangered.
Also called Andean deer, guemal.


Origin:
1800–10; < American Spanish güemul < Araucanian huemul

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