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hart (n.)

Middle English hert, from Old English heorot "hart, stag, male of the red deer," from Proto-Germanic *herutaz (source also of Old Saxon hirot, Old Frisian and Dutch hert "stag, deer," Old High German hiruz, Old Norse hjörtr, German Hirsch "deer, stag, hart"), perhaps from PIE *keru-, extended form of root *ker- (1) "horn; head." For vowel change, see marsh.

In later times, a male deer after its fifth year, when the crown antler has appeared. The female is a hind (n.).

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Definitions of hart from WordNet
1
hart (n.)
a male deer, especially an adult male red deer;
Synonyms: stag
2
Hart (n.)
United States playwright who collaborated with George S. Kaufman (1904-1961);
Synonyms: Moss Hart
Hart (n.)
United States lyricist who collaborated with Richard Rodgers (1895-1943);
Synonyms: Lorenz Hart / Lorenz Milton Hart
From wordnet.princeton.edu