Date: 1600-1700
Language: Canadian French
Origin: Micmac galipu 'snow-digger'; because it digs in the snow to find food

caribou

noun
     
caribou
Related topics: Animals
car‧i‧bou plural caribou [countable]
HBA a North American reindeer

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