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rangiferine: caribous, reindeer
A reference to caribous and reindeer.
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caribou (s) (noun), caribous (pl)
1. A large deer native to North America, also called reindeer in Europe and Siberia. In Canadian English also tuktu: "After a long trek in the woods during the winter season, the German hikers were finally rewarded with a view of a herd of magnificent caribou with their huge beautiful antlers."

"These caribou, or reindeer, had only been seen in books back in Germany."
2. Etymology: from Canadian French; of Algonquian origin.

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