roe

Roe \Roe\, n. [OE. ro, AS. r[=a]h; akin to D. ree, G. reh, Icel. r[=a], SW. r[*a].] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A roebuck. See {Roebuck}. (b) The female of any species of deer. [1913 Webster]