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fallow deer

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noun

a Eurasian deer, Dama dama, with a fallow or yellowish coat.

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Origin of fallow deer

First recorded in 1540–50
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fallow deer

noun

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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