Cariacus Columbianus
Blacktail Black"tail`, n. [Black + tail.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A fish; the ruff or pope. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) The black-tailed deer ({Cervus Columbianus} or {Cariacus Columbianus}) of California and Oregon; also, the mule deer of the Rocky Mountains. See {Mule deer}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Cervus Columbianus — Blacktail Black tail , n. [Black + tail.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A fish; the ruff or pope. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The black tailed deer ({Cervus Columbianus} or {Cariacus Columbianus}) of California and Oregon; also, the mule deer of the Rocky… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blacktail — Black tail , n. [Black + tail.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A fish; the ruff or pope. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The black tailed deer ({Cervus Columbianus} or {Cariacus Columbianus}) of California and Oregon; also, the mule deer of the Rocky Mountains. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mule deer — noun long eared deer of western North America with two pronged antlers • Syn: ↑burro deer, ↑Odocoileus hemionus • Hypernyms: ↑deer, ↑cervid • Hyponyms: ↑black tailed deer, ↑blacktail …   Useful english dictionary

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