white-tailed deer
noun Date: 1849 a North American deer (Odocoileus virginianus) with a rather long tail white on the undersurface and the males of which have forward-arching antlers — called also whitetail deer

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  • white-tailed deer — ☆ white tailed deer [hwīt′tāld′, wīt′tāld′ ] n. a common American deer (Odocoileus virginianus) having a tail that is white on the undersurface, a white spotted red coat in summer, and a diffuse brownish gray coat in winter …   English World dictionary

  • white-tailed deer — /hwuyt tayld , wuyt / a common North American deer, Odocoileus virginianus, having a tail with a white underside. Also, whitetail deer. Also called whitetail. See illus. under deer. [1840 50, Amer.] * * * or Virginia deer Common reddish brown… …   Universalium

  • white-tailed deer — noun common North American deer; tail has a white underside • Syn: ↑Virginia deer, ↑white tail, ↑whitetail, ↑whitetail deer, ↑Odocoileus Virginianus • Hypernyms: ↑deer, ↑cervid …   Useful english dictionary

  • white-tailed deer — baltauodegis elnias statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Odocoileus virginianus angl. Virginia deer; white tailed deer vok. Virginiahirsch; Weißwedelhirsch rus. белохвостый олень; виргинский олень pranc.… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • white-tailed deer — white′ tailed (or white′tail) deer′ n. mam a North American deer, Odocoileus virginianus, having a tail with a white underside Also called white′tail . Etymology: 1840–50, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • white-tailed deer — noun (C) a common North American deer with a long tail that is partly white …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • white-tailed deer — /ˌwaɪt teɪld ˈdɪə/ (say .wuyt tayld dear) noun a common American deer, Odocoileus virginianus, with numerous subspecies ranging from southern Canada south to Bolivia, having a tail with a white underside. Also, whitetail …   Australian English dictionary

  • white-tailed deer — noun A medium sized deer found throughout most of North and Central America and northern portions of South America; Odocoileus virginianus …   Wiktionary

  • Columbian White-tailed Deer — Taxobox name = Columbian White tailed Deer image caption=Columbian white tailed deer status = LR/nt | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Artiodactyla familia = Cervidae genus = Odocoileus species …   Wikipedia

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