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Definition: Cape elk
, n. [D. eland elk, of Slav. origin; cf. Pol.
jelen stag, Russ. ol['e]ne, Lith. elnis; perh. akin to E.
1. (Zo["o]l.) A species of large South African antelope
). It is valued both for its hide and flesh,
and is rapidly disappearing in the settled districts; --
called also Cape elk
2. (Zo["o]l.) The elk or moose.
([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
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]
(Paleon.), a large, extinct, Quaternary deer
) 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
(Zo["o]l.), the eland.