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Hind

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Hind

1. (Science: zoology) The female of the red deer, of which the male is the stag.

2. (Science: zoology) a spotted food fish of the genus Epinephelus, as E. Apua of bermuda, and E. Drummond-hayi of Florida; called also coney, john paw, spotted hind.

Origin: as. Hind; akin to D. Hinde, OHG. Hinta, g. Hinde, hindin, Icel, Sw, & dan. Hind, and perh. To goth. Hinpan to seize (in comp), E. Hunt, or cf. Gr. A young deer.