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Reindeer vs. Moose

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Reindeernoun

An Arctic and subarctic-dwelling deer of the species Rangifer tarandus, with a number of subspecies.

Moosenoun

(US) The largest member of the deer family (Alces alces), of which the male has very large, palmate antlers.

‘We saw a moose at the edge of the woods.’;

Reindeernoun

Any ruminant of the genus Rangifer, of the Deer family, found in the colder parts of both the Eastern and Western hemispheres, and having long irregularly branched antlers, with the brow tines palmate.

Moosenoun

(informal) An ugly person.

Reindeernoun

arctic deer with large antlers in both sexes; called reindeer in Eurasia and caribou in North America

Moosenoun

A stew.

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Reindeer

The reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), also known as caribou in North America, is a species of deer with circumpolar distribution, native to Arctic, subarctic, tundra, boreal, and mountainous regions of northern Europe, Siberia, and North America. This includes both sedentary and migratory populations.

Moosenoun

A large cervine mammal (Alces alces syn. Alces machlis, syn Alces Americanus), native of the Northern United States and Canada. The adult male is about as large as a horse, and has very large, palmate antlers. It closely resembles the European elk, and by many Zoologists is considered the same species. See Elk.

Moosenoun

A member of the Progressive Party; a Bull Moose.

Moosenoun

A member of the fraternal organization named Loyal Order of Moose.

Moosenoun

large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male; called elk in Europe and moose in North America

Moose

The moose (in North America) or elk (in Eurasia) (Alces alces), is a member of the New World deer subfamily and is the largest and heaviest extant species in the deer family. Most adult male moose have distinctive broad, palmate () antlers; most other members of the deer family have antlers with a dendritic () configuration.

‘open-hand shaped’; ‘twig-like’;

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