noun, plural car·i·bous, (especially collectively) car·i·bou.
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ANWR also provides calving grounds for one of the largest remaining herds of caribou.
A caribou ran in front of our bus and jogged merrily along the roadside for several minutes.
The oils in caribou, fish, walrus, seal, and other meats the Inuit ate contain enough vitamin c for humans to keep scurvy at bay, as long as they’re not overcooked.The Antarctic Expedition That Changed Modern Medicine|Julian Sancton|May 12, 2021|Time
Traveling with Rosy in tow, I saw the TEAM parenting approach with Inuit families above the Arctic circle, who hunt seals and caribou for a living.I Was Constantly Arguing With My Child. Then I Learned the “TEAM” Method of Calmer Parenting|Michaeleen Doucleff|March 6, 2021|Time
I know a caribou hunter whose sole reminders of surviving a night on the Alaskan tundra are the frostbitten fingers where he pinched his space blanket together.
If you're weird and running for office there, the best place to start seems to be Caribou County.Who Voted For Idaho's Weirdo Candidates For Governor?|Ben Jacobs|May 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Caribou antlers protrude from the wood paneling on the walls with hollow gift-wrapped presents dangling from the dried bone.Half of This Bar Is in Slovenia, the Other Half Is in Croatia|Jeff Campagna|January 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I sent him some caribou jerky from Alaska to help keep up his strength on the Senate floor.Nostalgia Act: The Great Sarah Palin Revival Tour of 2013|Nick Gillespie|June 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Palin, who touts her caribou-hunting heritage, also tweeted, "Don't retreat, RELOAD!"Should We Blame Sarah Palin for Gabrielle Giffords' Shooting?|Howard Kurtz|January 8, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Caribou Island: A Novel The acclaimed author of the short-story collection Legends of a Suicide returns with his debut novel.
Many of them had settled here after mining at the Caribou field and other places on the Frazer River.Mrs. Falchion, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Fortunately the wind was blowing from the caribou's direction, and without scenting danger he trotted briskly along the trail.
Uncle Will fired again and with better effect, for the caribou stopped and wavered.
The new-comers gathered around the caribou and plied the successful hunters with questions.
Fust I knew them geysers begun for to groan egregious like, an' I seen the caribou gallopin' hell-bent south.In Search of the Unknown|Robert W. Chambers