barking deer


noun

Origin of barking deer

First recorded in 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for barking deer

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

    The Cliff Climbers|Captain Mayne Reid
  • It was the “kakur,” or “barking-deer;” so called from its barking habit, which had drawn the attention of the hunter upon it.

British Dictionary definitions for barking deer

barking deer


noun

another name for muntjac
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