barren ground caribou

barren ground caribou

noun
a migrating caribou of the North American tundra and taiga, having many-branched slender antlers.
Also, Barren Ground caribou.


Origin:
1820–30

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barren ground caribou

noun
of tundra of northern Canada; in some classifications included in the species Rangifer tarandus 
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