"elk" in the noun sense
1. elk, moose, Alces alces
large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male called `elk' in Europe and `moose' in North America
2. wapiti, elk, American elk, Cervus elaphus canadensis
large North American deer with large much-branched antlers in the male
3. red deer, elk, American elk, wapiti, Cervus elaphus
common deer of temperate Europe and Asia
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