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One entry found for caribou.
Main Entry: car·i·bou
Pronunciation: primarystresskar-schwa-secondarystress
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -bou or -bous
Etymology: from Canadian French caribou "caribou," from Micmac (American Indian language of northeastern Canada) yalipu
: a large animal of the deer family that is found in cold northern regions -- used especially for one of the New World; called also reindeer
[caribou illustration]

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