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caribou

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Etymology

From Canadian French caribou, from Mi'kmaq qalipu (snow-shoveller), from qalipi, 'to shovel snow', from Proto-Algonquian.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: kăr'ə-bū'

Noun

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caribou

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  1. Any of several North American subspecies of the reindeer, Rangifer tarandus.

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