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Definition: Reindeer period
(r?n"d?r), n. [Icel. hreinn reindeer + E.
deer. Icel. hreinn is of Lapp or Finnish origin; cf. Lappish
reino pasturage.] [Formerly written also raindeer
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.
Note: The common European species (Rangifer tarandus
domesticated in Lapland. The woodland reindeer or
caribou (Rangifer caribou
) is found in Canada and
Maine (see Caribou
.) The Barren Ground reindeer or
caribou (Rangifer Gr[oe]nlandicus
), of smaller size,
is found on the shores of the Arctic Ocean, in both
(Bot.), a gray branching lichen (Cladonia rangiferina
) which forms extensive patches on the ground
in arctic and even in north temperature regions. It is the
principal food of the Lapland reindeer in winter.
(Geol.), a name sometimes given to a part
of the Paleolithic era when the reindeer was common over