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fallow deer Tweet Definition of fallow deer Like Definition of fallow deer on Facebook
noun
  1. a ruminant mammal (Dama dama) belonging to the family Cervidae.
fawn Tweet Definition of fawn Like Definition of fawn on Facebook
noun
  1. A young deer.
  2. (colour) A pale brown color tinted with yellow, like that of a fawn.
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    (rfc, this color does not really match the description and photograph on Wikipedia)
verb
  1. (intransitive) To exhibit affection or attempt to please.
  2. (intransitive) To seek favour by flattery and obsequious behaviour.
  3. (context, intransitive, of a dog) To wag its tail, to show devotion.
adjective
  1. (colour) Of the fawn color.
feline Tweet Definition of feline Like Definition of feline on Facebook
noun
  1. A cat; member of the cat family Felidae.
adjective
  1. Of, or pertaining to, the cat.
fennec Tweet Definition of fennec Like Definition of fennec on Facebook
noun
  1. Small fox, Vulpes zerda, found in the Sahara (excluding the coast) which has distinctive oversized ears.
ferret Tweet Definition of ferret Like Definition of ferret on Facebook
noun
  1. A mammal, Mustela putorius furo, rather like a weasel, but which was originally bred from the polecat and often trained to hunt rats or rabbits in England.
verb
  1. To hunt game with ferrets.
  2. To uncover and bring to light by searching; usually to ferret out.
Fisher Tweet Definition of Fisher Like Definition of Fisher on Facebook
proper noun (wikipedia, Fisher (surname))
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  1. an English occupational surname for a fisherman
flying fox Tweet Definition of flying fox Like Definition of flying fox on Facebook
noun flying fox
  1. A small Australasian bat with a fox-like face.
  2. A device consisting of a chair suspended on a pulley, and running along a length of cable, used for transporting across ravines etc.
Aslo known as a w:zip-line, zip-line.
flying lemur Tweet Definition of flying lemur Like Definition of flying lemur on Facebook
noun
  1. the colugo
flying squirrel Tweet Definition of flying squirrel Like Definition of flying squirrel on Facebook
noun
  1. any of 43 species of squirrels from the Pteromyinae subfamily; they cannot fly, but glide from tree to tree.
Forester Tweet Definition of Forester Like Definition of Forester on Facebook
proper noun
  1. An English topographical surname for someone who lived, or worked in a forest
fox Tweet Definition of fox Like Definition of fox on Facebook
noun
  1. A small carnivore (Vulpes vulpes), related to dogs and wolves, with red or silver fur and a bushy tail.
  2. Any of numerous species of small wild canids similar to the red fox, this term describing members of at least five genera (see the w:Fox, Wikipedia article on the fox).
  3. A fox terrier.
  4. A cunning person.
  5. (slang) An attractive woman.
verb (fox, es)
  1. (transitive) To trick, fool or outwit (someone) by cunning or ingenuity.
  2. (transitive) To confuse or baffle (someone).
This crossword puzzle has completely foxed me.
  1. (intransitive) To act slyly or craftily.
  2. (intransitive). To discolour paper. Fox marks are spots on paper caused by humidity.
The pages of the book show distinct foxing.

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