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noun

a deer, Odocoileus hemionus, of western North America, having large ears and a gray coat.

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Origin of mule deer

An Americanism dating back to 1795–1805
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mule deer

noun

a W North American deer, Odocoileus hemionus, with long ears and a black-tipped tail
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