small tusked East Asian deer

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  • Muntjac — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • muntjac — [ mœ̃tʒak ] n. m. • 1818; mot angl.; de minchek, mot de Java ♦ Cervidé (artiodactyles) de petite taille qui vit dans les forêts de l Asie du Sud Est. ● muntjac nom masculin (anglais muntjak, d une langue de Java) Petit cerf solitaire et nocturne… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Muntjac — Munt jac, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of small Asiatic deer of the genus {Cervulus}, esp. {Cervulus muntjac}, which occurs both in India and on the East Indian Islands. [Written also {muntjak}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • muntjac — or muntjak [munt′jak΄] n. [< Jav & Malay menjangan] any of a genus (Muntiacus) of small jungle deer of Southeast Asia and the East Indies: the males have horns and long, sharp, tusklike canine teeth …   English World dictionary

  • muntjac — /munt jak/, n. 1. any of various small deer of the genus Muntiacus, of southern and eastern Asia and the adjacent islands, esp. M. muntjac, of Java, India, etc., having well developed horns on bony pedicels. 2. any of the small deer of the… …   Universalium

  • Muntjac — Muntiacus Muntiacus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • muntjac — /ˈmʌntdʒæk/ (say muntjak) noun (plural muntjacs, muntjac) 1. any of various small deer constituting the genus Muntiacus, of southern and eastern Asia and adjacent islands, which make a deep barking sound, especially the Indian muntjac, M. muntjac …   Australian English dictionary

  • muntjac — indinis muntjakas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Muntiacus muntjak angl. barking deer; Indian muntjac; muntjac; rib faced deer vok. Muntjak rus. мунтжак pranc. muntjac ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • muntjac — noun Etymology: Sundanese (Austronesian language of western Java) mənyčək Date: circa 1798 any of a genus (Muntiacus) of small deer of southeastern Asia with a cry similar to the bark of a dog and having in the male upper canine teeth elongated… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • muntjac — noun /ˈmʌntdʒak/ Any of various species of east Asian deer of the genus Muntiacus, having short antlers and a barking call. Syn: barking deer …   Wiktionary

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