Meaning of “elk” in the English Dictionary

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"elk" in British English

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elknoun [ C ]

uk /elk/ us /elk/ plural elks or elk

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

(Definition of “elk” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"elk" in American English

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elknoun [ C ]

us /elk/

a type of large deer with large, flat horns

(Definition of “elk” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)