A deer (Axis axis) of India and surrounding areas having brownish hair with white spots.
Sinonimi: mouse deer
ETYM French chevrotin, Old Fren. chevrot little goat, roe, dim. of chevre goat. Related to Chevron.
Very small hornless deer-like ruminant of tropical Asia and west Africa; SYN. mouse deer.
Small deerlike mammal of E Indies and Africa; mouse-deer.