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Related to Musk-deer: Moschus moschiferus
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.
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(Animals) a small central Asian mountain deer, Moschus moschiferus. The male has long tusklike canine teeth and secretes musk
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a small, antlerless deer, Moschus moschiferus, of central Asia: the male has tusks and secretes musk.
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|Noun||1.||musk deer - small heavy-limbed upland deer of central Asia; male secretes valued musk|
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