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An Indonesian deer with a brown coat and branched antlers.
- ‘He had described nine species of rusa deer from Batangas on Luzon in the Philippines, four more from nearby Tarlac, and seven more from Neuva Ecija.’
- ‘These are what give the babirusa its name: babi means pig and rusa deer in the local language.’
Late 18th century: modern Latin (former genus name), from Malay.
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