any of a genus (Muntiacus) of small jungle deer of Southeast Asia and the East Indies: the males have horns and long, sharp, tusklike canine teeth
Origin of muntjacfrom Jav and Malay menjangan
Any of several small deer of the genus Muntiacus of South and Southeast Asia, having short antlers and a barklike call. Also called barking deer .
Origin of muntjacDutch muntjak from Sundanese (Malayo-Polynesian language of western Java) mencek ( with e spelling (ə) and c spelling a voiced palatal stop )
- Any of various species of east Asian deer of the genus Muntiacus, having short antlers and a barking call.