roebuck


roebuck

noun, plural roe·bucks, (especially collectively) roe·buck.

  1. a male roe deer.

noun plural -bucks or -buck

  1. the male of the roe deer
n.

c.1200, from roe (n.2) + buck (n.1). Cf. Dutch reebok, German Rehbock, Danish raabuck.

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