Meaning of “deer” in the English Dictionary

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"deer" in British English

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deernoun [ C ]

uk /dɪər/ us /dɪr/ plural deer

B2 a quite large animal with four legs that eats grass and leaves. The male has antlers (= wide horns like branches) . The female is called a hind or a doe and the male a stag or buck:

a herd of deer
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(Definition of “deer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"deer" in American English

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deernoun [ C ]

us /dɪər/ plural deer

a large animal, the males of which have wide horns that stick out like branches, that lives in forests and eats grass and leaves

(Definition of “deer” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)