noun (plural same)
A large deer with palmate antlers and a growth of skin hanging from the neck, native to northern Eurasia and northern North America. Also called elk in Britain.
- Alces alces, family Cervidae.
- Expect to spot bison, elk, deer, moose, coyote and many winter birds during your ski.
- In the north, the densities of large game such as caribou, moose, and deer are relatively low.
- The only plant eaters to survive were reindeer that grazed on lichens and moose that fed on willows.
Early 17th century: from Eastern Abnaki mos.
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