Sorry, no etymologies found.
“The Word of the Day,” our beige box pronounced, “is rangiferine.
High School Confidential
1865-1882 OW 1883 OW leporine hare 1656 - rangiferine caribou,
VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IV No 1
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.
Log in or sign up to add your own related words.
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.
skipvia commented on the word rangiferine
In northern North America, it's six of one and a half dozen of the other. :)
October 21, 2007
seanahan commented on the word rangiferine
In North American, we prefer caribouian.
chained_bear commented on the word rangiferine
*thinks how to slip this into conversation at work*
yarb commented on the word rangiferine
An exquisite adjective. Thank you.
October 20, 2007
sionnach commented on the word rangiferine
pertaining to reindeer