from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A large reddish-brown or grayish deer (Cervus elaphus) of Eurasia and North Africa, having long branching antlers in the male. The closely related North American elk is sometimes considered a subspecies of the red deer.

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  • noun Browsing mammal, animal with antlers, Cervus elaphus.

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  • noun common deer of temperate Europe and Asia


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