from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A small Asiatic deer, of the genus Tragulus: a chevrotain, specifically the Sumatran species, Tragulus napu, one of the largest of the group.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A very small chevrotain (Tragulus Javanicus), native of Java. It is about the size of a hare, and is noted for its agility in leaping. Called also Java musk deer, pygmy musk deer, and deerlet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The greater mouse-deer, Tragulus napu

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun chevrotain somewhat larger than the kanchil; found in India and Malaya


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