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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
693 words

The white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), one of the larger food animals and the bigger of two deer species ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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359 words

(ἔλαφος, νεβρός). Along with the gazelle and wild goat the deer was a popular object of hunting; miniatures depict ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
100 words

Long-legged, hoofed, ruminant. There are 53 species in 17 genera distributed worldwide. In most species, the male (buck, hart ...

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A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

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Current Version:
2004

The familiar ruminant, swift-footed animal of European forests (Cervidae) has long played an important role in the Celtic ...

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The Encyclopedia of Mammals (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
8,925 words
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The antlers of male deer distinguish them from other ruminants. The bony, hornlike antlers are typically regrown and shed each ...

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