roe deer


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

roe deer

n.
Either of two small deer (Capreolus capreolus of Europe and southwest Asia or C. pygargus of Central and East Asia), having a brownish coat, a black nose, and three- to four-tined antlers in the male.

[Middle English ro, the roe deer Capreolus capreolus, from Old English rā, rāha.]

roe deer

n
(Animals) a small graceful deer, Capreolus capreolus, of woodlands of Europe and Asia. The antlers are small and the summer coat is reddish-brown

roe′ deer`


n.
a small, agile Old World deer, Capreolus capreolus, the male of which has three-pointed antlers. Also called roe.
[before 1000; Old English rāhdēor (not recorded in Middle English)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roe deer - small graceful deer of Eurasian woodlands having small forked antlersroe deer - small graceful deer of Eurasian woodlands having small forked antlers
cervid, deer - distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
roebuck - male roe deer

roe deer

noun
Related words
collective noun bevy
Translations
srnasrnec
metsäkauris
srna
őz
노루
stirna
srna
rådjur

roe deer

[ˈrəʊˌdɪəʳ] n (species) → capriolo; (female deer, pl inv) → capriolo femmina
References in periodicals archive ?
The hunting season on roe deer ends earlier - the last Sunday of October 2019.
August sees the culmination of a period beginning in May when this year's kids were born and August, when the next roe deer mating occurs.
Animals like roe deer and magpies are not able to adapt quickly enough to keep pace with the changing climate, scientists say.
Populations of European roe deer, song sparrow, common murre and Eurasian magpie were among those at risk.
"Roe deer are native to our country and can be seen regularly in the countryside, in large groups in winter and alone or in family groups in spring and summer."
The Roe Deer has been developed at the former Lawnswood House, Wordsley, which went on the market for PS3.5 million in 2015.
A Japanese macaque breaks the ice 'You can't see me, right?' A roe deer in full camo
A BABY roe deer found close to death on a Stockton cycle path is recovering after being spotted by an RSPCA officer.
The vulnerable roe deer was 'staggering' around on the path when the officer - who happened to be passing - came across it.
On the last day, a nice roe deer appeared through the forest, with a pack of baying dachshunds in the distance.
In the last decades, the progressive abandonment of crops in upland and mountain areas, together with the introduction of hunting regulations, and environmental management practices, brought to a general recover of European roe deer (Capreolus capreolus, L.