barking deer



Origin of barking deer

First recorded in 1875–80 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for barking deer

Historical Examples of barking deer

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

  • 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


another name for muntjac
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