Fallow deer

Fallow deer

(Science: zoology) a European species of deer (Cervus dama), much smaller than the red deer. In summer both sexes are spotted with white. It is common in England, where it is often domesticated in the parks.

Origin: So called from its fallow or pale yellow colour.

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