Definition of Greenland caribou
1. Noun. Arctic deer with large antlers in both sexes; called 'reindeer' in Eurasia and 'caribou' in North America.
Generic synonyms: Cervid, Deer
Group relationships: Genus Rangifer, Rangifer
Specialized synonyms: Rangifer Caribou, Woodland Caribou, Barren Ground Caribou, Rangifer Arcticus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greenland Caribou
Literary usage of Greenland caribou
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1. Our Big Game: A Book for Sportsmen and Nature Lovers by Dwight Williams Huntington (1904)
"Arctic regions south to the wooded districts of British America; Greenland to Alaska. (a) greenland caribou. (b) Grant's Caribou. (c) Peary's Caribou. ..."
2. The Conservation of the Wild Life of Canada by C. Gordon Hewitt (1921)
"greenland caribou (Rangifer groenlandicus). The North American caribou are closely related to the reindeer of northern Asia and Europe, from the common ..."
3. The Caribou by Madison Grant (1902)
"i ( * greenland caribou tt it BARREN GROUND CARIBOU GRANT'S CARIBOU it ll STONE'S CARIBOU it ii. NEWFOUNDLAND CARIBOU « (( MOUNTAIN CARIBOU tt (l OSBORN'S ..."