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elk

noun [C] uk   /elk/ ( plural elks or elk) us  
US a large deer with brownish-red fur and large antlers (= horns like branches) that lives in the forests of North America
Synonym
UK a moose
Translations of “elk”
in Spanish alce…
in French élan…
in German der Elch, das nordamerikanische Elchtier…
in Chinese (Traditional) 駝鹿,麋, 麋,駝鹿…
in Chinese (Simplified) 驼鹿,麋, 麋,驼鹿…
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