a large South American deer, Blastocerus dichotomus, that lives in forests near rivers and swamps: an endangered species.
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Origin of marsh deer
First recorded in 1890–95
Words nearby marsh deer
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Example sentences from the Web for marsh deer
This species, closely allied to the marsh-deer, is of small size, standing about two feet six inches at the shoulder.The Animal World, A Book of Natural History|Theodore Wood