a Eurasian deer, Dama dama, with a fallow or yellowish coat.
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How to use fallow deer in a sentence
This appears clear from Aristotle placing the bubalus with the stags and fallow deer, and not with the oxen.Buffon's Natural History. Volume VIII (of 10) | Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
There are many herds of them in the royal menagerie; and they produce together as freely as the fallow-deer.Buffon's Natural History. Volume VIII (of 10) | Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
It would be a difficult point to determine the original species of the fallow-deer.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10) | Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
It was a good load for Cudjo, and proved upon closer acquaintance to be as large as a fallow-deer.The Desert Home | Mayne Reid
In this undulating preserve, dotted with stately oaks, is kept a large herd of fallow-deer, tame almost to temerity.
British Dictionary definitions for fallow deer
either of two deer, Dama dama or D. mesopotamica, native to the Mediterranean region and Persia respectively. The antlers are flattened and the summer coat is reddish with white spots
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