Pronunciation: (munt'jak),[key] —n. 1. any of various small deer of the genus Muntiacus, of southern and eastern Asia and the adjacent islands, esp. M. muntjac, of Java, India, etc., having well-developed horns on bony pedicels.
2. any of the small deer of the related genus Elaphodus, of China and Tibet, having minute horns. Also,munt'jak.Also called barking deer.