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NOUN (3)

1. large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male; called `elk' in Europe and `moose' in North America;
[syn: elk, European elk, moose, Alces alces]

2. large North American deer with large much-branched antlers in the male;
[syn: wapiti, elk, American elk, Cervus elaphus canadensis]

3. common deer of temperate Europe and Asia;
[syn: red deer, elk, American elk, wapiti, Cervus elaphus]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hooper \Hoop"er\, n. (Zool.) [So called from its note.] The European whistling, or wild, swan (Olor cygnus); -- called also hooper swan, whooping swan, and elk. Hoopoe
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Whistling \Whis"tling\, a. & n. from Whistle, v. [1913 Webster] Whistling buoy. (Naut.) See under Buoy. Whistling coot (Zool.), the American black scoter. Whistling Dick. (Zool.) (a) An Australian shrike thrush (Colluricincla Selbii). (b) The song thrush. [Prov. Eng.] Whistling duck. (Zool.) (a) The golden-eye. (b) A tree duck. Whistling eagle (Zool.), a small Australian eagle (Haliastur sphenurus); -- called also whistling hawk, and little swamp eagle. Whistling plover. (Zool.) (a) The golden plover. (b) The black-bellied, or gray, plover. Whistling snipe (Zool.), the American woodcock. Whistling swan. (Zool.) (a) The European whooper swan; -- called also wild swan, and elk. (b) An American swan (Olor columbianus). See under Swan. Whistling teal (Zool.), a tree duck, as Dendrocygna awsuree of India. Whistling thrush. (Zool.) (a) Any one of several species of singing birds of the genus Myiophonus, native of Asia, Australia, and the East Indies. They are generally black, glossed with blue, and have a patch of bright blue on each shoulder. Their note is a loud and clear whistle. (b) The song thrush. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

elk \elk\, elke \elke\, n. (Zo["o]l.) The European wild or whistling swan (Cygnus ferus). [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Elk \Elk\ ([e^]lk), prop. n. a member of the fraternal organization named Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, supporting various services to their communities. [PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. elk
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

elk n 1: large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male; called `elk' in Europe and `moose' in North America [syn: elk, European elk, moose, Alces alces] 2: large North American deer with large much-branched antlers in the male [syn: wapiti, elk, American elk, Cervus elaphus canadensis] 3: common deer of temperate Europe and Asia [syn: red deer, elk, American elk, wapiti, Cervus elaphus]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

33 Moby Thesaurus words for "elk": Cape elk, Virginia deer, antelope, buck, camel, camelopard, caribou, deer, deerlet, doe, dromedary, eland, fallow deer, fawn, gazelle, giraffe, gnu, hart, hartebeest, hind, kaama, moose, mule deer, musk deer, okapi, red deer, reindeer, roe, roe deer, roebuck, springbok, stag, wildebeest
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

ELK Extension Language Kit (Scheme)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

Extension Language Kit Elk (Elk) A Scheme interpreter by Oliver Laumann and Carsten Bormann of the Technical University of Berlin. Elk was designed to be used as a general extension language. New types and primitive procedures can easily be added. It has first-class environments, dynamic-wind, fluid-let, macros, autoloading and a dump. It provides interfaces to Xlib, Xt and various widget sets; dynamic loading of extensions and object files; almost all artificial limitations removed; generational/incremental garbage collector; Unix system call extensions; Records (structures) and bit strings. Version: 2.2 is mostly R3RS compatible and runs on Unix, Ultrix, VAX, Sun-3, Sun-4, 68000, i386, MIPS, IBM PC RT, RS/6000, HP700, SGI, Sony, MS-DOS (gcc+DJGPP or go32). Germany (ftp://ftp.fu-berlin.de/pub/Unix/languages/scheme/elk-2.2.tar.gz). US (ftp://ftp.x.org/contrib/elk-2.2.tar.gz). US (ftp://gatekeeper.dec.com/pub/comp.sources.misc/volume8/elk). (1994-12-15)
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Elk -- U.S. County in Kansas Population (2000): 3261 Housing Units (2000): 1860 Land area (2000): 647.293474 sq. miles (1676.482330 sq. km) Water area (2000): 3.071416 sq. miles (7.954931 sq. km) Total area (2000): 650.364890 sq. miles (1684.437261 sq. km) Located within: Kansas (KS), FIPS 20 Location: 37.425671 N, 96.238982 W Headwords: Elk Elk, KS Elk County Elk County, KS
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Elk -- U.S. County in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 35112 Housing Units (2000): 18115 Land area (2000): 828.651934 sq. miles (2146.198565 sq. km) Water area (2000): 3.578653 sq. miles (9.268669 sq. km) Total area (2000): 832.230587 sq. miles (2155.467234 sq. km) Located within: Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42 Location: 41.422346 N, 78.655412 W Headwords: Elk Elk, PA Elk County Elk County, PA