Hart

Hart

(Science: zoology) a stag; the male of the red deer. See buck.

Goodliest of all the forest, hart and hind. (Milton)

Origin: OE.hart, hert, heort, as. Heort, heorot; akin to D. Hert, OHG. Hiruz, hirz, g. Hirsch, Icel. Hjortr, dan. & Sw. Hjort, L. Cervus.

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