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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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