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Noun: caribou (caribou,caribous)  'ker-u,boo [N. Amer], 'ka-ru,boo [Brit]
  1. Arctic deer with large antlers in both sexes; called 'reindeer' in Eurasia and 'caribou' in North America
    - reindeer, Greenland caribou, Rangifer tarandus

Derived forms: caribou, caribous

Type of: cervid, deer

Part of: genus Rangifer, Rangifer

Encyclopedia: Caribou, ME