pl. -·bars or -·bar
a large Asian deer (Cervus unicolor) with coarse hair, a short, erectile mane, and three-pointed antlers
also sp. sam′bur
Origin of sambarHindi s--omacrtilde--bar ; from Sanskrit ?ambara
Any of various large deer of the genus Cervus, especially C. unicolor of southern Asia, having a dark brown coat and, in the male, large antlers usually with three points.
Origin of sambarHindi sambar, from Sanskrit śambara&hlowdot;.