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Meaning of CHEVROTAIN

Pronunciation:  'shevru`teyn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  very small hornless deer-like ruminant of tropical Asia and west Africa
 

CHEVROTAIN is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: mouse deer
 
 See Also: family Tragulidae, Hyemoschus aquaticus, kanchil, napu, ruminant, Tragulidae, Tragulus Javanicus, Tragulus kanchil, water chevrotain, water deer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Chev`ro*tain"\, n. [F. chevrotin, OF. chevrot little
goat, roe, dim. of chevre goat. See {Chevron}.] (Zo["o]l.)
A small ruminant of the family {Tragulid[ae]} a allied to the
musk deer. It inhabits Africa and the East Indies. See
{Kanchil}.

 

 

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