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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 elk /ˈɛlk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 elk n.  Zoöl. A large deer, of several species. The European elk Alces alces (formerly Alces machlis or Cervus alces) is closely allied to the American moose. The American elk, or wapiti (Cervus Canadensis) the largest member of the deer family, has large, spreading antlers and 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 Zoöl., the eland.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 elk, elke  n. Zoöl. The European wild or whistling swan (Cygnus ferus).

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the
          male; called elk in Europe and moose in North America
          [syn: European elk, moose, Alces alces]