from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of Cervidæ, containing arctic and subarctic species with large irregularly branching horns in both sexes, the brow-antler of which is highly developed, usually unsymmetrical, and more or less palmate, and very broad spreading hoofs; the reindeer. See cuts under reindeer and caribou.

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  • n. reindeer or caribou


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