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Noun sambur has 1 sense
  1. sambar, sambur, Cervus unicolor - a deer of southern Asia with antlers that have three tines
    --1 is a kind of deer, cervid
    --1 is a member of Cervus, genus Cervus

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Part of Speech: Noun

Definition: A large, dark brown or grayish-brown deer native to India, Sri Lanka, and Southeast Asia, with a rough shaggy coat and long antlers.


  1. A type of deer species found in the Indian subcontinent and parts of Southeast Asia.
  2. The male sambur with its impressive antlers is often highly sought after by wildlife photographers.
  3. In local folklore, the sambur is considered a divine animal with mythical powers.

Sample Sentences:

  • The sambur stood majestically in the clearing, its enormous antlers providing a fantastic sight.
  • During our trip to Sri Lanka, we were lucky to catch a glimpse of a sambur grazing peacefully by the riverbank.
  • According to local legends, the sambur possesses the ability to grant wishes to those who treat it with respect.

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