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Definition of elk

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Whistling Whis"tling, a. & n. from Whistle, v. Whistling buoy. (Naut.) See under Buoy. Whistling coot (Zo["o]l.), the American black scoter. Whistling Dick. (Zo["o]l.) (a) An Australian shrike thrush (Colluricincla Selbii). (b) The song thrush. [Prov. Eng.] Whistling duck. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The golden-eye. (b) A tree duck. Whistling eagle (Zo["o]l.), a small Australian eagle (Haliastur sphenurus); -- called also whistling hawk, and little swamp eagle. Whistling plover. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The golden plover. (b) The black-bellied, or gray, plover. Whistling snipe (Zo["o]l.), the American woodcock. Whistling swan. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The European whooper swan; -- called also wild swan, and elk. (b) An American swan (Olor columbianus). See under Swan. Whistling teal (Zo["o]l.), a tree duck, as Dendrocygna awsuree of India. Whistling thrush. (Zo["o]l.) (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.]
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Elk Elk, Elke Elke, n. (Zo["o]l.) The European wild or whistling swan (Cygnus ferus).
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Elk Elk, 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 machlis or Cervus alces) is closely allied to the American moose. The American elk, or wapiti (Cervus Canadensis), is closely related to the European stag. See Moose, and Wapiti. 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.
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Hooper Hoop"er, n. (Zo["o]l.) [So called from its note.] The European whistling, or wild, swan (Olor cygnus); -- called also hooper swan, whooping swan, and elk.

Meaning of elk from wikipedia

- The elk (Cervus canadensis) or wapiti is one of the largest species within the deer family, Cervidae, and one of the largest terrestrial mammals in North...
- label Ełk, a town in northeastern Poland Elk, Fresno County, California Elk, Mendocino County, California Elk, Indiana Elk, Kansas Elk, Ohio Elk City,...
- Ełk (Polish pronunciation: [ɛwk]; former Polish: Łek; German: Lyck (help·info); Old Prussian: Luks; Lithuanian: Lukas), also spelled Elk in English, is...
- The moose (North America) or elk (Eurasia), Alces alces, is a member of the New World deer subfamily and is the largest and heaviest extant species in...
- The Irish elk (Megaloceros giganteus) also called the giant deer or Irish deer, is an extinct species of deer in the genus Megaloceros and is one of the...
- Heȟáka Sápa, commonly known as Black Elk (December 1, 1863 – August 19, 1950), was a wičháša wakȟáŋ ("medicine man, holy man"), heyoka of the Oglala Lakota...
- The Roosevelt elk (Cervus canadensis roosevelti), also known commonly as the Olympic elk and Roosevelt's wapiti. It is the largest of the four surviving...
- Elk Grove is a city in Sacramento County, California, located just south of the state capital of Sacramento. It is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville...
- Elk Lake may refer to: Elk Lake, Ontario, a community in James township, Ontario Elk Lake Airport Elk Lake Water Aerodrome Elk Lake School District, in...
- During the summer Elk holds Elk Days, when it celebrates Fathers' Day and the community's rich history. The community gathers, usually at Elk Park, to celebrate...
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