Definitions for muntjacˈmʌnt dʒæk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of various small deer of the genus Muntiacus, of S and SE Asia, that have a doglike bark: the males have long, tusklike canine teeth.
Ref: Also called barking deer .
Origin of muntjac:
1790–1800; (< D) < Sundanese mənyčək small jungle deer
muntjac, barking deer(noun)
small Asian deer with small antlers and a cry like a bark
Any of various species of east Asian deer of the genus Muntiacus, having short antlers and a barking call.
Origin: From muntjak, from mencek.
any one of several species of small Asiatic deer of the genus Cervulus, esp. C. muntjac, which occurs both in India and on the East Indian Islands
Muntjacs, also known as barking deer and Mastreani deer, are small deer of the genus Muntiacus. Muntjacs are the oldest known deer, appearing 15–35 million years ago, with remains found in Miocene deposits in France, Germany and Poland.
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