Definition of elk in English:

elk

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Pronunciation: /ɛlk
 
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noun (plural same or elks)

  • 1 British term for moose.
    More example sentences
    • It had yielded both mule deer and elk for us in the past.
    • After I swapped for it, I took six mule deer and an elk before moving up to more ‘modern’ guns.
    • Prion diseases occur in sheep, goats, mink, mule deer, elk, cats and cows.

Origin

late 15th century: probably from Old English elh, eolh, with substitution of k for h.

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