fallow deerfallow deer
a small European deer (Dama dama) having a yellowish coat spotted with white in summer
Origin of fallow deersee fallow
A small Eurasian deer (Dama dama) having a reddish-brown coat spotted with white in summer and broad, flattened antlers in the male.
Origin of fallow deerObsolete fallow reddish- or brownish-yellow from Middle English falow, falwe from Old English fealu ; see pel-1 in Indo-European roots.
- attributive form of fallow deer, noun.