red-deer

red deer

noun
1.
a deer, Cervus elaphus, of Europe and Asia, having a reddish-brown summer coat. See illus. under stag.
2.
the white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, in its summer coat.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English

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red deer
 
n
a large deer, Cervus elaphus, formerly widely distributed in the woodlands of Europe and Asia. The coat is reddish brown in summer and the short tail is surrounded by a patch of light-coloured hair

Red Deer
 
n
1.  a town in S Alberta on the Red Deer River: trade centre for mixed farming, dairying region, and natural gas processing. Pop: 67 707 (2001)
2.  a river in W Canada, in SW Alberta, flowing southeast into the South Saskatchewan River. Length: about 620 km (385 miles)
3.  a river in W Canada, flowing east through Red Deer Lake into Lake Winnipegosis. Length: about 225 km (140 miles)

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