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Noun: elk (elk,elks)  elk
  1. [Brit] Large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male
    - European elk, moose [N. Amer], Alces alces
     
  2. [N. Amer] Large North American deer with large much-branched antlers in the male
    - wapiti, American elk, Cervus elaphus canadensis
     
  3. [N. Amer] Common deer of temperate Europe and Asia
    - red deer, American elk, wapiti, Cervus elaphus

Derived forms: elk, elks

Type of: cervid, deer

Part of: Alces, Cervus, genus Alces, genus Cervus

Encyclopedia: Elk, Poland