Definition of Caribou

1. Noun. Arctic deer with large antlers in both sexes; called 'reindeer' in Eurasia and 'caribou' in North America.




Definition of Caribou

1. n. The American reindeer, especially the common or woodland species (Rangifer Caribou).

Definition of Caribou

1. Noun. Any of several North American subspecies of the reindeer, ''Rangifer tarandus''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Caribou

1. a large deer [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caribou

carhopped
carhopping
carhops
carhouse
carhouses
cariacou
cariacous
cariad
cariads
cariamas
carib wood
caribbean region
caribe
caribes
caribi
caribou (current term)
caribous
caribouskin
caribouskins
carica
caricaturable
caricatural
caricature
caricature plant
caricatured
caricatures
caricaturesque
caricaturing
caricaturish
caricaturist

Literary usage of Caribou

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1. The Journal of American Folk-lore by American Folklore Society (1920)
"I the caribou away. The people were angry, and killed the dog. The shaman also became angry, and made the caribou keep away from the snares. ..."

2. American Animals: A Popular Guide to the Mammals of North America North of by Witmer Stone, William Everett Cram (1902)
"Still hunting is the most satisfactory method of getting caribou. Keeping the wind in your face you wander silently through the forest and along by the edge ..."

3. Annual Report of the New York Zoological Society by New York Zoological Society (1903)
"Throughout most of the range the Woodland caribou inhabits the same country as ... The caribou of western Canada have until recently presented some serious ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"caribou — Owing to the inaccessible nature of its haunts, the life history of the caribou is involved in some obscurity, and it is not quite certain whether ..."

5. Sport with Gun and Rod in American Woods and Waters by Alfred Marshall Mayer (1883)
"I may say, however, that the caribou largely inhabits Labrador and ... Going westward and south of the St. Lawrence, the caribou is again met with in ..."

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