Meaning of “wapiti” in the English Dictionary

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"wapiti" in British English

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wapitinoun [ C ]

uk /ˈwɒp.ɪ.ti/ us /ˈwɑː.pə.t̬i/ plural wapitis or wapiti US usually elk

a large deer with brownish-red fur and large antlers (= horns like branches) that lives in the forests of North America

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