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English → English (gcide) Definition: Irish elk Irish \I"rish\, a. [AS. [imac]risc, fr. [imac]ras the Irish. Cf. Aryan, Erse.] Of or pertaining to Ireland or to its inhabitants; produced in Ireland. [1913 Webster] Irish elk. (Zo["o]l.) See under Elk. Irish moss. (a) (Bot.) Carrageen. (b) A preparation of the same made into a blanc mange. Irish poplin. See Poplin. Irish potato, the ordinary white potato, so called because it is a favorite article of food in Ireland. Irish reef, or Irishman's reef (Naut.), the head of a sail tied up. Irish stew, meat, potatoes, and onions, cut in small pieces and stewed. [1913 Webster] 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.] (Zo["o]l.) 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.

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