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barking deer

noun
1.
Origin of barking deer
1875-1880
1875-80
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  • The game which Caspar expected first might fall in his way was the “kakur,” or barking-deer.

    The Cliff Climbers Captain Mayne Reid
  • It was the “kakur,” or “barking-deer;” so called from its barking habit, which had drawn the attention of the hunter upon it.

    The Plant Hunters Mayne Reid
British Dictionary definitions for barking-deer

barking deer

noun
1.
another name for muntjac
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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