Definition of Roe deer

1. Noun. Small graceful deer of Eurasian woodlands having small forked antlers.

Exact synonyms: Capreolus Capreolus
Generic synonyms: Cervid, Deer
Group relationships: Capreolus, Genus Capreolus
Specialized synonyms: Roebuck



Definition of Roe deer

1. Noun. A small, nimble Eurasian deer with short three-pointed antlers, no visible tail, a white rump patch, and a reddish summer coat that turns grey in winter (''Capreolus capreolus''). ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roe Deer

rodomontadist
rodomontado
rodomontadoes
rodomontados
rodonalgia
rods
rods (retina)
rodshaped
rodsman
rodsmen
rodster
rodsters
rody
roe-deer
roe deer (current term)
roeblingite
roebuck
roebucks
roed
roedderite
roedeer
roedeers
roemer
roemers
roentgen-equivalent
roentgen-equivalent physical
roentgen ray
roentgenium
roentgenkymogram

Literary usage of Roe deer

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1. Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat, Charles Otto Blagden (1906)
"That dwells mid the crags of the Upper Langat. The Roe-deer that feeds on shoots of wild cinnamon. Rise up, oho, there ! Mamat the First-born, Rise up, ..."

2. A Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1907)
"In places where roe-deer crowd together, they trample-down many seedlings ... Irrespective of the general rules given, the following hold good for roe-deer. ..."

3. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1898)
"The same firm states that bot- or warble-marks " have never been noticed on the pelts of fallow deer,"* but that, " The Scottish roe deer pelts are ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The voice of the roe-deer resembles that of a sheep, but is shorter and more barking. The roe browses on the tender shoots of trees and bushes as well as on ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The voice of the roe-deer resembles that of a sheep, but is shorter and more barking. The roe browses on the tender shoots of trees and bushes as well as on ..."

6. The Royal Forests of England by John Charles Cox (1905)
"As late as 7 Henry VII. a charge of taking a roe deer in a snare in Clarendon ... There are many interesting particulars relative to the roe deer in the ..."

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