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brocket

[brok-it] /ˈbrɒk ɪt/
noun
1.
any of several small, red, South American deer of the genus Mazama, having short, unbranched antlers.
2.
the male red deer in the second year, with the first growth of straight horns.
Origin of brocket
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English broket < Anglo-French broquet, equivalent to broque horn (Medieval Latin broca; see broach) + -et -et
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brocket

/ˈbrɒkɪt/
noun
1.
any small deer of the genus Mazama, of tropical America, having small unbranched antlers
Word Origin
C15: from Anglo-French broquet, from broque horn, from Vulgar Latin brocca (unattested); see broach1
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