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Definition: Cape elk
Eland \E"land\, 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
(Oreas canna). 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.
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.