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"reindeer" in British English

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reindeernoun [C]

uk   /ˈreɪn.dɪər/  us   /-dɪr/ (plural reindeer)
a ​type of deer with ​largehorns that ​lives in the ​northernparts of ​Europe, ​Asia, and ​NorthAmerica: Santa Claus ​travels in a ​sleighpulled by reindeer.
(Definition of reindeer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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reindeernoun [C]

 us   /ˈreɪnˌdɪər/ (plural reindeer)
a ​type of ​deer that has ​horns like ​branches and ​lives in ​colder, ​northernparts of the ​world
(Definition of reindeer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “reindeer”
in Korean 순록…
in Arabic رَنّة…
in Malaysian rusa kutub…
in French renne…
in Russian северный олень…
in Chinese (Traditional) 馴鹿…
in Italian renna…
in Turkish ren geyiği…
in Polish renifer…
in Spanish reno…
in Vietnamese tuần lộc…
in Portuguese rena…
in Thai กวางขนาดใหญ่แถบขั้วโลกเหนือ…
in German das Ren…
in Catalan ren…
in Japanese トナカイ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 驯鹿…
in Indonesian rusa kutub…
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