Definition of muntjac noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(also muntjak) noun
BrE BrE//ˈmʌntdʒæk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʌntdʒæk//
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a type of small deer, originally from SE Asia Word Originlate 18th cent.: from Sundanese minchek. Sundanese is the Indonesian language of the Sundanese people who are mainly Muslim and live in western Java.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: muntjac