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moose

 (mo͞os)
n. pl. moose
A large deer (Alces alces) of northern North American and Eurasian forests, having a broad pendulous muzzle, humped shoulders, and large, palmate antlers in the male.

[Eastern Abenaki mos.]

moose

(muːs)
n, pl moose
(Animals) a large North American deer, Alces alces, having large flattened palmate antlers: also occurs in Europe and Asia where it is called an elk
[C17: from Algonquian; related to Narraganset moos, from moosu he strips, alluding to the moose's habit of stripping trees]

moose

(mus)

n., pl. moose.
a large, long-headed deer, Alces alces, of the Northern Hemisphere: the male has enormous palmate antlers.
[1595–1605, Amer.; < Eastern Abenaki mos]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moose - large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the malemoose - large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male; called `elk' in Europe and `moose' in North America
cervid, deer - distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
Alces, genus Alces - elk or moose
Translations
أيِّل شَّمال أمريكي
los
elg
põder
hirvi
elgur
alces
alnis
los
älg
Kanada geyiği

moose

[muːs] N (moose (pl)) → alce m

moose

[ˈmuːs] [moose] (pl) nélan m

moose

n pl <-> → Elch m

moose

[muːs] n pl invalce m

moose

(muːs) plural moose noun
a type of large deer found in North America, and also in northern Europe where it is known as the elk.
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I knew the bull wouldn't pause long, maybe only a few seconds, before realizing Kevin wasn't a cow moose and continuing his run.
He resourcefully carved his own cow moose decoy out of a refrigerator carton, using just his knife and black spray paint.
From the woods on my left about 25 yards out comes this big cow moose, trotting at a steady pace across the lawn and making a beeline for the woods on the other side.
This is where we would spend the rest of our afternoon until we finally saw our first cow moose get up to start feeding.
We were near the tower site and walked to a clearing and sure enough there was a young cow moose.
Moments later the four of us were peering out of our picture window through the soft winter light of dawn at a large cow moose.