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Definition: Alces machlis
moose \moose\ (m[=oo]s), n. [A native name; Knisteneaux mouswah;
Algonquin monse. Mackenzie.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) A large cervine mammal (Alces alces syn.
Alces machlis, syn Alces Americanus), native of the
Northern United States and Canada. The adult male is about
as large as a horse, and has very large, palmate antlers.
It closely resembles the European elk, and by many
zo["o]logists is considered the same species. See Elk.
2. A member of the Progressive Party; a Bull Moose.
[Obsolescent. Cant, from the early 1900's.]
[Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]
2. [capitalized] A member of the fraternal organization named
Loyal Order of Moose.
Moose bird (Zo["o]l.), the Canada jayor whisky jack. See
Moose deer. Same as Moose.
Moose yard (Zo["o]l.), a locality where moose, in winter,
herd together in a forest to feed and for mutual
elk \elk\ ([e^]lk), n. [Icel. elgr; akin to Sw. elg, AS. eolh,
OHG. elaho, MHG. elch, cf. L. alces; perh. akin to E. eland.]
A large deer, of several species. The European elk Alces alces
(formerly Alces machlis or Cervus alces) is
closely allied to the American moose. The American elk, or
wapiti (Cervus Canadensis) the largest member of the deer
family, has large, spreading antlers and is closely related
to the European stag. See Moose, and Wapiti.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
Irish elk (Paleon.), a large, extinct, Quaternary deer
(Cervus giganteus) with widely spreading antlers. Its
remains have been found beneath the peat of swamps in
Ireland and England. See Illustration in Appendix; also
Illustration of Antler.
Cape elk (Zo["o]l.), the eland.