Père′ Da•vid′'s deer′(ˈpɛər dɑˈvidz, ˌpɛər ˈdeɪ vɪdz)
a reddish gray deer, Elaphurus davidianus, of China, extinct in the wild but sustained in parks and zoos.
[1895–1900; after Père Armand David (1826–1900), French missionary, the deer's first European observer]
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