Definition of Elk

1. Noun. Large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male; called 'elk' in Europe and 'moose' in North America.

Exact synonyms: Alces Alces, European Elk, Moose
Generic synonyms: Cervid, Deer
Group relationships: Alces, Genus Alces



2. Noun. Large North American deer with large much-branched antlers in the male.
Exact synonyms: American Elk, Cervus Elaphus Canadensis, Wapiti
Generic synonyms: Cervid, Deer
Group relationships: Cervus, Genus Cervus

3. Noun. Common deer of temperate Europe and Asia.
Exact synonyms: American Elk, Cervus Elaphus, Red Deer, Wapiti
Generic synonyms: Cervid, Deer
Group relationships: Cervus, Genus Cervus
Specialized synonyms: Hart, Stag, Hind, Brocket

Definition of Elk

1. n. A large deer, of several species. The European elk (Alces machlis or Cervus alces) is closely allied to the American moose. The American elk, or wapiti (Cervus Canadensis), is closely related to the European stag. See Moose, and Wapiti.

2. n. The European wild or whistling swan (Cygnus ferus).

Definition of Elk

1. Noun. (informal) An (w Acorn Electron) computer. ¹

2. Noun. (British) The largest member of the deer family (''Alces alces''); a moose. ¹

3. Noun. (North America) The common wapiti (''Cervus canadensis''); the second largest member of the deer family, smaller only ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Elk

1. a large deer [n -S]

Medical Definition of Elk

1. A large deer, of several species. The European elk (Alces machlis or Cervus alces) is closely allied to the American moose. The American elk, or wapiti (Cervus Canadensis), is closely related to the European stag. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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