Definition of 'elk'
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When a bull moose or elk made a similar suggestion, it was similarly pursued. A Plague of Angels (1993)There were deer and elk in the forest, too. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Because reindeer and elk roam free, their meat is low in fat and high in protein. The Sun (2009)You are on safari amid lynx, bears and elk. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Wolves, lynx, boar and elk have also moved back in. The Sun (2014)The wolf's prey can range from mice to buffalo, from elk to moose. THE DOG LISTENER: Learning the Language of your Best Friend (2002)This time it's light enough in the early red glow to spot elk and reindeer in the woods, and to enjoy the beautiful scenery. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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