fallow deer


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fallow deer

n.
A small Eurasian deer (Dama dama) having a reddish-brown coat spotted with white in summer and broad, flattened antlers in the male.

[Obsolete fallow, reddish- or brownish-yellow, from Middle English falow, falwe, from Old English fealu; see pel- in Indo-European roots.]
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fallow deer

n
(Animals) either of two deer, Dama dama or D. mesopotamica, native to the Mediterranean region and Persia respectively. The antlers are flattened and the summer coat is reddish with white spots
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fal′low deer′


n.
a Eurasian deer, Dama dama, with a yellowish coat that is spotted in the summer.
[1540–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fallow deer - small Eurasian deerfallow deer - small Eurasian deer      
cervid, deer - distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
Dama, genus Dama - fallow deer
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Translations
kuusipeura
dámszarvasdámvad
danielius
damjak
alageyik

fallow deer

nDamwild nt
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fallow deer

n pl invdaino/a
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References in classic literature ?
The principal quadrupeds that had been seen by the colonists in their various expeditions were the stag, fallow deer, hart, black and grizzly bear, antelope, ahsahta or bighorn, beaver, sea and river otter, muskrat, fox, wolf, and panther, the latter extremely rare.
There had they built huts of bark and branches of trees, and made couches of sweet rushes spread over with skins of fallow deer. Here stood a great oak tree with branches spreading broadly around, beneath which was a seat of green moss where Robin Hood was wont to sit at feast and at merrymaking with his stout men about him.
In a few moments a colt was seen gliding, like a fallow deer, among the straight trunks of the pines; and, in another instant, the person of the ungainly man, described in the preceding chapter, came into view, with as much rapidity as he could excite his meager beast to endure without coming to an open rupture.
A concerned horse owner spotted the struggling male fallow deer in her field in Marchington, Staffordshire, and contacted the RSPCA for help.
12, both a fallow deer and a goat gave birth in the Park Of Istanbul.
In addition to the special events, visitors to the castle can enjoy more than 200 acres of beautiful parkland, home to red and fallow deer herds.
A spokesman said: "We do not advocate bikes or footballs on the park, this allows the wild fallow deer to venture onto the park and next to the holiday homes and not be frightened away, so you can be within a few feet and experience this special unique situation." Visit www.silvertreesholidaypark.co.uk
Fawning with joy: Lahore Zoo welcomes two fallow deer
Eid, Dr Rizwan said, also brought a happy news for the zoo as on its last day a fallow deer, an exotic species from Europe, gave birth to a fawn.
Look out for the herd of fallow deer that roam the park.
Some of the game subspecies to be found in Argentine nature include fallow deer, the desired and famous red stag, mouflon, antelopes, etc.