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Definition of moose in English:

noun (plural same)

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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
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

Early 17th century: from Eastern Abnaki mos.

Words that rhyme with moose

abstruse, abuse, adduce, Ballets Russes, Belarus, Bruce, burnous, caboose, charlotte russe, conduce, deduce, deuce, diffuse, douce, educe, excuse, goose, induce, introduce, juice, Larousse, loose, luce, misuse, mousse, noose, obtuse, Palouse, produce, profuse, puce, recluse, reduce, Rousse, seduce, sluice, Sousse, spruce, traduce, truce, use, vamoose, Zeus

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