fallow deernoun [ C ]uk /ˈfæl.əʊ ˌdɪər/ us /ˈfæl.oʊ ˌdɪr/ plural fallow deer
Examples from literature
- A few fallow deer moved quietly down there, ruddy spots against the turf.
- In the forests were red deer and fallow deer, bears, otters, beavers, and foxes, besides animals unknown in Europe.
- It is in fact the pure wild fallow deer that stocks the parks of Europe, and if I am rightly informed is only to be found wild in Asia Minor, and even there it is rare.
- The fallow deer is said to have been introduced by the Romans, and domesticated ever since in the successive parks of Celt and Saxon, Dane and Norman.
- The fallow deer stole near to them with noiseless feet, regarding them out of their large gentle eyes with looks of comradeship.