kanchil
kanchil kan"chil, n. [Malay canch[=i]l.] (Zo["o]l.) A small chevrotain of the genus {Tragulus}, esp. {Tragulus pygm[ae]us}, or {Tragulus kanchil}, inhabiting Java, Sumatra, and adjacent islands; a deerlet. It is noted for its agility and cunning. [1913 Webster]

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  • kanchil — n. m. Nom cour. du chevrotain pygmée …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Kanchil — Tragulus javanicus Kanchil …   Wikipédia en Français

  • kanchil —       any of several small chevrotains, or mouse deer, native to Southeast Asia. Formerly believed to be separate species, they are now generally thought to be varieties of the species Tragulus kanchil. See chevrotain. * * * …   Universalium

  • kanchil — noun small chevrotain of southeastern Asia • Syn: ↑Tragulus kanchil • Hypernyms: ↑chevrotain, ↑mouse deer • Member Holonyms: ↑Tragulus, ↑genus Tragulus …   Useful english dictionary

  • kanchil — kan·chil …   English syllables

  • Tragulus kanchil — kanchil kan chil, n. [Malay canch[=i]l.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small chevrotain of the genus {Tragulus}, esp. {Tragulus pygm[ae]us}, or {Tragulus kanchil}, inhabiting Java, Sumatra, and adjacent islands; a deerlet. It is noted for its agility and cunning …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tragulus kanchil —   Ciervo ratón pequeño …   Wikipedia Español

  • Tragulus kanchil — noun small chevrotain of southeastern Asia • Syn: ↑kanchil • Hypernyms: ↑chevrotain, ↑mouse deer • Member Holonyms: ↑Tragulus, ↑genus Tragulus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tragulus pygmaeus — kanchil kan chil, n. [Malay canch[=i]l.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small chevrotain of the genus {Tragulus}, esp. {Tragulus pygm[ae]us}, or {Tragulus kanchil}, inhabiting Java, Sumatra, and adjacent islands; a deerlet. It is noted for its agility and cunning …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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