What does the word reindeer mean?

Usage examples for reindeer

  1. " These are my old northern- lights," said the Reindeer, " look how they gleam!" – Andersen's Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
  2. Reindeer pants, with the hair inside, clothed legs like rock pillars, while out of the loose squirrel parka a corded neck rose, brown and strong, above which darkly gleamed a rugged face seamed and scarred by the hate of Arctic winters. – Pardners by Rex Beach
  3. Kotuko insisted that the tornaq of the stone had told him to go north, and north they went under Tuktuqdjung the Reindeer- those stars that we call the Great Bear. – The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling