a deer, Cervus unicolor, of India, Sri Lanka, southeastern Asia, the East Indies, and the Philippines, having three-pointed antlers.
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How to use sambar in a sentence
Two of them nearly ran over me once as I was squatting on a deer run waiting for sambar, which were being beaten out of a hill.
He rests during the day in shade, but is less of a nocturnal feeder than the sambar stag.
The nilgao drinks daily, the sambar only every third day, and many are shot over water.
The sambar stag, though almost equal in size, will not bear the slightest burden, but the nilgao will carry a man.
The antler then resembles the rusine type, of which our sambar stag is an example.
British Dictionary definitions for sambar
a S Asian deer, Cervus unicolor, with three-tined antlers
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