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Greenland caribou

Definitions of Greenland caribou
  1. noun
    Arctic deer with large antlers in both sexes; called 'reindeer' in Eurasia and 'caribou' in North America
    synonyms: Rangifer tarandus, caribou, reindeer
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    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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