1. <zoology> 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. <zoology> The elk or moose.

Origin: D. Eland elk, of Slav. Origin; cf. Pol. Jelen stag, Russ. Olene, Lith. Elnis; perh. Akin to E. Elk.

(01 Mar 1998)

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