- a two-year-old, male European red deer during its second stage of antler growth
- any of a genus (Mazama) of small South and Central American deer with short, unbranched antlers
Origin of brocketMiddle English broket ; from Anglo-Norman broquet, yearling (of roe deer) ; from Old French broc, a spit, tine of a stag's horn: see broach
Any of several small South American deer of the genus Mazama, having short unbranched horns.
Origin of brocketMiddle English broket, two- or three-year-old male red deer with its first horns, from Old French brocard, from broque, animal's horn, dialectal variant of broche, spit; see broach1.
From Middle French brocart, broquart.