Reindeer

Rein'deer` noun [ Icelandic hreinn reindeer + English deer . Icelandic hreinn is of Lapp or Finnish origin; confer Lappish reino pasturage.] [ Formerly written also raindeer , and ranedeer .] (Zool.) Any ruminant of the genus Rangifer , of the ...
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reindeer

<zoology> Any ruminant of the genus Rangifer, of the Deer family, found in the colder parts of both the Eastern and Western hemispheres, and having long irregularly branched antlers, with the brow tines palmate. ... The common European species (R. Tarandus) is domesticated in Lapland. The woodland reindeer or caribou (R. Caribou) is found in ...
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Reindeer

• (n.) Any ruminant of the genus Rangifer, of the Deer family, found in the colder parts of both the Eastern and Western hemispheres, and having long irregularly branched antlers, with the brow tines palmate.
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reindeer

species of deer (family Cervidae) found in the Arctic tundra and adjacent boreal forests of Greenland, Scandinavia, Russia, Alaska, and Canada. ... [20 related articles]
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reindeer

reindeer, ruminant mammal, genus Rangifer, of the deer family, found in arctic and subarctic regions of Eurasia and North America. It is the only deer in which both sexes have antlers. The Eurasian reindeer, Rangifer tarandus, is a small deer, the male standing about 4 ft (120 cm) high at the should...
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Reindeer

Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) are a species of deer found in north Europe and north Asia. It has branched, recurved, round antlers. The legs are quite short in proportion to the body. The Laplanders often use reindeer as a substitute for horses, sheep and cattle, using them for pulling sledges, food, and clothing.
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reindeer

Click images to enlargeDeer Rangifer tarandus of Arctic and subarctic regions, common to North America and Eurasia. About 1.2 m/4 ft at the shoulder, it has a thick, brownish coat and broad hooves well adapted to travel over snow. It is the only deer in which both sexes have antlers; these can g...
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Reindeer

The reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), also known as caribou in North America, is a species of deer with circumpolar distribution, native to Arctic, Subarctic, tundra, boreal and mountainous regions of northern Europe, Siberia, and North America. This includes both sedentary and migratory populations. While overall widespread and numerous, some of its ...
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Reindeer

Santa rides in a sleigh that is pulled by reindeer. The most famous reindeer is Rudolph, the red-nos
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