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Meaning of “deer” in the English Dictionary

"deer" in British English

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deernoun [C]

uk   /dɪər/  us   /dɪr/ (plural deer)
B2 a ​quitelargeanimal with four ​legs that ​eatsgrass and ​leaves. The ​male has antlers (= ​widehorns 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 ​largeanimal, the males of which have ​widehorns that ​stick out like ​branches, that ​lives in ​forests and ​eatsgrass and ​leaves
(Definition of deer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “deer”
in Korean 사슴…
in Arabic غَزال…
in Malaysian rusa…
in French cervidé…
in Russian олень…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鹿…
in Italian cervo, daino…
in Turkish geyik…
in Polish sarna, jeleń…
in Spanish ciervo, venado…
in Vietnamese hươu, nai…
in Portuguese cervo, veado…
in Thai กวาง…
in German der Hirsch…
in Catalan cérvol…
in Japanese シカ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鹿…
in Indonesian rusa…
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