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mule deer

n.
A brownish-gray deer (Odocoileus hemionus) of western North America, having long mulelike ears, large branching antlers in the male, and usually a white tail with a black tip.
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mule deer

n
(Animals) a W North American deer, Odocoileus hemionus, with long ears and a black-tipped tail
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mule′ deer`


n.
a deer, Odocoileus hemionus, of W North America, having large ears and a gray coat.
[1795–1805, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mule deer - long-eared deer of western North America with two-pronged antlersmule deer - long-eared deer of western North America with two-pronged antlers
cervid, deer - distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
genus Odocoileus, Odocoileus - North American deer
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