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pudu

[poo-doo] /ˈpu du/
noun
1.
a small, hollow-toothed deer of the genus Pudu, native to the South American Andes, having a dark brown or gray coat, a small head, and spiked antlers: now greatly reduced in number; P. pudu may be at risk of extinction.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < American Spanish < Araucanian
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pudu

/ˈpuːˌduː/
noun
1.
a diminutive Andean antelope, Pudu pudu, some 35 cm (13 to 14 in.) tall at the shoulder, with short straight horns and reddish-brown spotted coat
Word Origin
C19: its native name
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