Reindeer - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈreɪndɪr|  American pronunciation of the word reindeer
Brit.  |ˈreɪndɪə|  British pronunciation of the word reindeer

noun

- Arctic deer with large antlers in both sexes; called `reindeer' in Eurasia and `caribou' in North America (syn: caribou)

Examples

The reindeer resembles the stag, only it somewhat droops the head.

...the nomadic reindeer herders of Siberia live in reindeer-skin tents...

'Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer' is an example of apposition

Word forms

noun
singular: reindeer
plural: reindeer or reindeers
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