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barking deer

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noun
  1. muntjac.
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Origin of barking deer

First recorded in 1875–80
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Historical Examples

  • It was the “kakur,” or “barking-deer;” so called from its barking habit, which had drawn the attention of the hunter upon it.

    The Plant Hunters

    Mayne Reid

  • The game which Caspar expected first might fall in his way was the “kakur,” or barking-deer.

    The Cliff Climbers

    Captain Mayne Reid


British Dictionary definitions for barking deer

barking deer

noun
  1. another name for muntjac
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