nounWord forms: plural ˈeland or ˈelands
either of two large, oxlike African antelopes (genus Taurotragus) with spirally twisted horns
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Word origin of 'eland'
Afrik < Du, elk < obs. Ger elen(d)
< Lith élnis
: see elk