Definition of rusa in English:

rusa

(also rusa deer)

noun

  • 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.’

Origin

Late 18th century: modern Latin (former genus name), from Malay.

Pronunciation:

rusa

/ˈruːsə/