Grant caribou

noun

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variants or Grant's caribou
: a small light-colored caribou (Rangifer arcticus granti) of the Alaska peninsula

Word History

Etymology

after Madison Grant †1937 American lawyer, explorer, writer on zoology

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“Grant caribou.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Grant%20caribou. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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