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white-tailed deer

[hwahyt-teyld, wahyt-] /ˈʰwaɪtˌteɪld, ˈwaɪt-/
noun
1.
a common North American deer, Odocoileus virginianus, having a tail with a white underside.
Also, whitetail deer.
Also called whitetail.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50, Americanism
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white-tailed deer

noun
1.
a deer, Odocoileus virginianus, of North America and N South America: the coat varies in colour, being typically reddish-brown in the summer, and the tail is white Also called Virginia deer
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