Definition of elk :
1. 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.
2. Alt. of Elke
mammal (part of speech: noun)
gazelle, hog, camel, cavy, jackal, donkey, lynx, hare, hedgehog, otter, antelope, wolf, sheep, echidna, rhinoceros, mule, lemming, dog, horse, mongoose, squirrel, raccoon, hyena, dingo, burro, ibex, wallaby, panda, coyote, elephant, caribou, opossum, llama, lion, giraffe, mole, cow, puma, polecat, mouse, arctic fox, cat, ox, zebra, kangaroo, pig, weasel, marmot, gnu, hamster, porcupine, stag, camelopard, bobcat, ferret, panther, ocelot, deer, chipmunk, bison, alpaca, gopher, cheetah, wombat, sable, yak, koala, rabbit, buffalo, swine, stoat, mink, shrew, skunk, cougar, fox, hippopotamus, possum, beaver, goat, bear, tiger, dromedary, sloth, platypus, moose, chinchilla, jaguar, reindeer, rat, leopard, ermine, ass
- Old woman, says, Elk I want. - "The Sun Dance of the Blackfoot Indians", Clark Wissler.
- The buffalo cow standing in the door, heard every word that the elk woman had said, and when she heard her son called flat mouth it made her very angry, although she did not say a word to any one. - "Myths and Legends of the Sioux", Marie L. McLaughlin.
- Meanwhile I will talk with Elk-" " Suppose Elk don't come?" - "The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop", Hamlin Garland.