Greenland caribou

Definitions of Greenland caribou
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n Arctic deer with large antlers in both sexes; called `reindeer' in Eurasia and `caribou' in North America

Synonyms:
Rangifer tarandus, caribou, reindeer
Types:
Rangifer caribou, woodland caribou
any of several large caribou living in coniferous forests of southern Canada; in some classifications included in the species Rangifer tarandus
Rangifer arcticus, barren ground caribou
of tundra of northern Canada; in some classifications included in the species Rangifer tarandus
Type of:
cervid, deer
distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers

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