Definition of Genus Rangifer

1. Noun. Reindeer or caribou.

Exact synonyms: Rangifer
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Cervidae, Family Cervidae
Member holonyms: Caribou, Greenland Caribou, Rangifer Tarandus, Reindeer

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Rangifer

genus Python
genus Pyxidanthera
genus Quercus
genus Quiscalus
genus Rachycentron
genus Radiigera
genus Radyera
genus Raffia
genus Raja
genus Ramalina
genus Ramphomicron
genus Rana
genus Ranatra
genus Rangifer (current term)
genus Ranunculus
genus Raoulia
genus Raphia
genus Raphicerus
genus Raphus
genus Ratibida
genus Rattus
genus Rauvolfia
genus Rauwolfia
genus Ravenala
genus Recurvirostra
genus Regalecus
genus Regnellidium
genus Regulus

Literary usage of Genus Rangifer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report on Introduction of Domestic Reindeer Into Alaska by Sheldon Jackson, United States Bureau of Education (1904)
"The term "caribou" is properly applied to all the American species of the genus Rangifer, while the word "reindeer"' is limited to the Old World forms. ..."

2. Contributions to the Natural History of Alaska: Results of Investigations by Lucien McShan Turner (1886)
"... in the early winter of 1876. This was the first instance of its occurrence, on the seacoast, north of the Yukon River. Genus RANGIFER. ..."

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