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A small deer without antlers, the male having a pair of tusk-like canine teeth, native to China and Korea.
- ‘Britain's deer population is made up of six different species, native types such as the red deer and roe deer, as well as species which have been introduced: sika, muntjac, Chinese water deer and the fallow deer.’
- ‘We also had extensive woodland, with tiny Chinese water deer in it, but only twice did we see them.’
- ‘The Chinese water deer used to be widely distributed in East Asia but is now found only in east China and Korea.’
- ‘I decided that it must either be a muntjac or a Chinese water deer, but have ruled out the latter, because as can be seen above the Chinese water deer's hind legs are noticeably longer than its forelegs.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.