A male caribou in the snow.
caribou definition by Webster's New World
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caribou definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. caribou caribou or car·i·bous
Any of several large reindeer native to northern North America.
Origin: Micmac ĝalipu (influenced by Canadian French caribou, also from Micmac), from Proto-Algonquin *mekālixpowa : *mekāl-, to scrape + *-ixpo-, snow.
Variant of caribou