chevrotain

Definitions of chevrotain
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n very small hornless deer-like ruminant of tropical Asia and west Africa

Synonyms:
mouse deer
Types:
Tragulus kanchil, kanchil
small chevrotain of southeastern Asia
Tragulus Javanicus, napu
chevrotain somewhat larger than the kanchil; found in India and Malaya
Hyemoschus aquaticus, water chevrotain, water deer
largest chevrotain; of marshy areas of west Africa
Type of:
ruminant
any of various cud-chewing hoofed mammals having a stomach divided into four (occasionally three) compartments

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