black-tailed deer

[ blak-teyld ]
/ ˈblækˌteɪld /

noun

a variety of mule deer, Odocoileus hemionus columbianus, of the western slope of the Rocky Mountains, having a tail that is black above.

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Also blacktail deer [blak-teyl]. /ˈblækˌteɪl/.
Also called blacktail .

Origin of black-tailed deer

An Americanism dating back to 1800–10
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