muntjac definition

  • noun:
    • some of a few tiny deer associated with the genus Muntiacus of southeast Asia together with East Indies. Also known as barking deer.
    • Any of numerous types of east Asian deer of genus Muntiacus, having short antlers and a barking call.
    • anyone of a number of types of little Asiatic deer regarding the genus Cervulus, esp. Cervulus muntjac, which occurs both in Asia and on the East Indian isles.
    • A small deer of Java, Cervulus muntjac, of the subfamily Cervulin√¶.
    • little Asian deer with little antlers and a cry like a bark

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