- a yellowish-brown deer of the genus Hippocamelus, of South America: the two species are endangered.
Origin of huemul
1800–10; < American Spanish güemul < Araucanian huemul
Also called Andean deer, guemal.
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Examples from the Web for huemul
We found many tracks of puma and some of guanaco and huemul.
On this day the first huemul seen on our expedition was observed by Burbury.
(n) Like a roebuck; supposed to be the 'Huemul' mentioned by Molina.
I met with this animal deep inside the Cordillera, and indeed once, with consecutive shots, I killed a huemul and a guanaco.
These wolves kill young guanaco, and I have observed them pursuing a huemul.