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a small, hornless deer (Moschus moschiferus) of the uplands of central Asia: the male secretes musk and has tusklike upper canines
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A small antlerless deer (Moschus moschiferus) of the mountainous regions of central and northeast Asia, the male of which secretes musk.