1. <zoology> The female of the red deer, of which the male is the stag.

2. <zoology> A spotted food fish of the genus Epinephelus, as E. Apua of Bermuda, and E. Drummond-hayi of Florida; called also coney, John Paw, spotted hind.

Origin: AS. Hind; akin to D. Hinde, OHG. Hinta, G. Hinde, hindin, Icel, Sw, & Dan. Hind, and perh. To Goth. Hinpan to seize (in comp), E. Hunt, or cf. Gr. A young deer.

(01 Mar 1998)

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