white-tailed deerwhite-tailed deer
a common American deer (Odocoileus virginianus) having a tail that is white on the undersurface, a white-spotted red coat in summer, and a diffuse brownish-gray coat in winter
A North American deer (Odocoileus virginianus) having a coat that is grayish- or reddish-brown, a tail that is white on the underside, and many-branched antlers in the male. Also called Virginia deer . Also called whitetail .
male white-tailed deer
(plural white-tailed deer)
- A medium-sized deer found throughout most of North and Central America and northern portions of South America; Odocoileus virginianus.