noun rein·deer \ˈrān-ˌdir\

: a large type of deer that lives in northern parts of the world

Full Definition of REINDEER

:  caribou —used especially for one of the Old World

Examples of REINDEER

  1. a large herd of reindeer

Origin of REINDEER

Middle English reindere, from Old Norse hreinn reindeer + Middle English deer animal, deer
First Known Use: 14th century


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