elk: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (elk), [key]
— pl. elks, elk
- Also calledthe moose, Alces alces.
- Also calleda large North American deer, Cervus canadensis, the male of which has large, spreading antlers.
- a pliable leather used for sport shoes, made originally of elk hide but now of calfskin or cowhide tanned and smoked to resemble elk hide.
- (cap.) a member of a fraternal organizationthat supports or contributes to various charitable causes.
- elk (Thesaurus)