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NOUN (1)

1. very small hornless deer-like ruminant of tropical Asia and west Africa;
[syn: chevrotain, mouse deer]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chevrotain \Chev`ro*tain"\, n. [F. chevrotin, OF. chevrot little goat, roe, dim. of chevre goat. See Chevron.] (Zool.) A small ruminant of the family Tragulid[ae] a allied to the musk deer. It inhabits Africa and the East Indies. See Kanchil. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

chevrotain n 1: very small hornless deer-like ruminant of tropical Asia and west Africa [syn: chevrotain, mouse deer]