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meanings of elk


  1. Any moose (Alces alces), the largest member of the deer family.
  2. Any of various large species of deer such as the red deer, moose or wapiti (see usage notes).
  3. Alternative form of elke (the common swan (Cygnus cygnus, syn. Cygnus ferus)).
  4. An Acorn Electron computer.
  5. A member of a fraternal organization for men called the Elks.
  6. The subspecies of the moose (Alces alces alces, alternatively named Eurasian elk to avoid confusion with the wapiti) that occurs only in Europe and Asia.
  7. The common wapiti (Cervus canadensis), the second largest member of the deer family, once thought to be a subspecies of red deer.

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