musk deer(redirected from Moschidae)
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Any of various small antlerless deer of the family Moschidae native to Asia, the male of which has long upper canines and a gland that secretes musk.
(Animals) a small central Asian mountain deer, Moschus moschiferus. The male has long tusklike canine teeth and secretes musk
a small, antlerless deer, Moschus moschiferus, of central Asia: the male has tusks and secretes musk.