Caribou



any of several large, North American deer of the genus Rangifer, related to the reindeer of the Old World.
Contemporary Examples

If you’re weird and running for office there, the best place to start seems to be caribou County.
Who Voted For Idaho’s Weirdo Candidates For Governor? Ben Jacobs May 20, 2014

I sent him some caribou jerky from Alaska to help keep up his strength on the Senate floor.
Nostalgia Act: The Great Sarah Palin Revival Tour of 2013 Nick Gillespie June 17, 2013

caribou antlers protrude from the wood paneling on the walls with hollow gift-wrapped presents dangling from the dried bone.
Half of This Bar Is in Slovenia, the Other Half Is in Croatia Jeff Campagna January 5, 2014

caribou Island: A Novel The acclaimed author of the short-story collection Legends of a Suicide returns with his debut novel.
This Week’s Hot Reads The Daily Beast January 3, 2011

Historical Examples

This was the only area where caribou were sighted during the entire flight.
The Barren Ground Caribou of Keewatin Francis Harper

Within three hours after we had first seen the caribou we were on our way again.
The Long Labrador Trail Dillon Wallace

You will be my wife, and we shall live always with the caribou People.
Smoke Bellew Jack London

We were with the fish again, and caribou and wolf tracks were seen.
The Long Labrador Trail Dillon Wallace

On his return, Antoine and Joe derided his labors when the caribou trails networked the muskegs, but Marcel ignored them.
The Whelps of the Wolf George Marsh

They always abound where there are caribou, which form their main living.
The Long Labrador Trail Dillon Wallace

noun (pl) -bou, -bous
a large deer, Rangifer tarandus, of Arctic regions of North America, having large branched antlers in the male and female: also occurs in Europe and Asia, where it is called a reindeer Also called (Canadian) tuktu
noun
(Canadian) a mixed drink containing wine and grain alcohol
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also cariboo, 1660s, from Canadian French caribou, from Micmac (Algonquian) kaleboo or a related Algonquian name, literally “pawer, scratcher,” from its kicking snow aside to feed on moss and grass.

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