elk definition

  • noun:
    • See wapiti.
    • The moose.
    • A light, pliant leather of horsehide or calfskin, tanned and finished to resemble elk hide.
    • the biggest person in the deer household (Alces alces); a moose.
    • The common wapiti (Cervus canadensis); the next biggest member of the deer family, smaller only than a moose. Elk not have level antlers; moose do.
    • A large deer, of a number of types. The European elk Alces alces (formerly Alces machlis or Cervus alces) is closely allied into the American moose. The American elk, or wapiti (Cervus Canadensis) the biggest member of the deer family members, has large, distributing antlers and is closely about the European stag. See moose, and wapiti.
    • The European wild or whistling swan (Cygnus ferus).
    • correctly, the biggest current European and Asiatic types of the deer family members, or Cervidæ, Alces malchis (formerly called Cervus alces).
    • in the usa, the wapiti, Cervus canadensis, a really different animal through the elk right, representing the purple deer or stag of European countries, C. elaphus. See wapiti and Alces.
    • In Asia, among the Anglo-Indians, some huge rusine or rucervine deer or stag, once the sambur, Cervus aristotelis.
    • identical to eland, 1.
    • The crazy swan, or hooper, Cygnus ferus. Montagu.
    • some sort of yew of which bows are produced. Halliwell.
    • [capitalized] A member of a benevolent and fraternal community referred to as Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, arranged in nyc in 1868. Its account is fixed to people of tho US.
    • huge north deer with huge flattened antlers into the male; known as `elk' in European countries and `moose' in united states
    • large us deer with large much-branched antlers into the male
    • common deer of temperate European countries and Asia
    • identify wapiti.
    • The moose.
    • A light, pliant leather-based of horsehide or calfskin, tanned and done to resemble elk hide.
    • the biggest person in the deer family members (Alces alces); a moose.
    • the normal wapiti (Cervus canadensis); the next largest member of the deer family members, smaller only than a moose. Elk do not have level antlers; moose do.
    • a big deer, of a few types. The European elk Alces alces (previously Alces machlis or Cervus alces) is closely allied on US moose. The American elk, or wapiti (Cervus Canadensis) the greatest member of the deer family members, has big, distributing antlers and is closely about the European stag. See moose, and wapiti.
    • The European wild or whistling swan (Cygnus ferus).
    • precisely, the largest current European and Asiatic types of the deer household, or Cervidæ, Alces malchis (formerly called Cervus alces).
    • In America, the wapiti, Cervus canadensis, a really various pet from elk proper, representing the purple deer or stag of European countries, C. elaphus. See wapiti and Alces.
    • In Asia, on the list of Anglo-Indians, some large rusine or rucervine deer or stag, once the sambur, Cervus aristotelis.
    • identical to eland, 1.
    • The wild swan, or hooper, Cygnus ferus. Montagu.
    • a type of yew which bows are available. Halliwell.
    • [capitalized] an associate of a benevolent and fraternal community known as the Benevolent and Protective purchase of Elks, arranged in New York in 1868. Its account is fixed to people of tho US.
    • huge north deer with enormous flattened antlers into the male; known as `elk' in European countries and `moose' in the united states
    • big North American deer with big much-branched antlers when you look at the male
    • typical deer of temperate European countries and Asia

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