caribou

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Canadian French caribou, from Mi'kmaq qalipu (caribou) (compare qalipi (to shovel snow)), from Proto-Algonquian *maka·lipowa (caribou; it shovels snow).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: kăr'ə-bū'

Noun[edit]

caribou (plural caribous or caribou)

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

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Canadian French, from Mi'kmaq qalipu (caribou), from Proto-Algonquian.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

caribou m (plural caribous)

  1. caribou

Descendants[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

External links[edit]