Moose deer
moose moose (m[=oo]s), n. [A native name; Knisteneaux mouswah; Algonquin monse. Mackenzie.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A large cervine mammal ({Alces alces} syn. {Alces machlis}, syn {Alces Americanus}), native of the Northern United States and Canada. The adult male is about as large as a horse, and has very large, palmate antlers. It closely resembles the European elk, and by many zo["o]logists is considered the same species. See {Elk}. [1913 Webster]

2. A member of the Progressive Party; a Bull Moose. [Obsolescent. Cant, from the early 1900's.] [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

2. [capitalized] A member of the fraternal organization named Loyal Order of Moose. [PJC]

{Moose bird} (Zo["o]l.), the Canada jayor whisky jack. See {Whisky jack}.

{Moose deer}. Same as {Moose}.

{Moose yard} (Zo["o]l.), a locality where moose, in winter, herd together in a forest to feed and for mutual protection. [1913 Webster]


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  • moose deer — briedis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Alces alces angl. elk; European elk; moose; moose deer vok. Elch; Elen; Elentier; Elk; europäischer Elch; westlicher Elch rus. лось; сохатый pranc. élan; élan à …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • moose-deer — n. See moose …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • moose — (m[=oo]s), n. [A native name; Knisteneaux mouswah; Algonquin monse. Mackenzie.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A large cervine mammal ({Alces alces} syn. {Alces machlis}, syn {Alces Americanus}), native of the Northern United States and Canada. The adult male is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moose bird — moose moose (m[=oo]s), n. [A native name; Knisteneaux mouswah; Algonquin monse. Mackenzie.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A large cervine mammal ({Alces alces} syn. {Alces machlis}, syn {Alces Americanus}), native of the Northern United States and Canada. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moose yard — moose moose (m[=oo]s), n. [A native name; Knisteneaux mouswah; Algonquin monse. Mackenzie.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A large cervine mammal ({Alces alces} syn. {Alces machlis}, syn {Alces Americanus}), native of the Northern United States and Canada. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deer — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. doe, buck, fawn, stag, roe, hind, hart, pricket, venison, cervus (Latin). Types of deer include: American elk, wapiti, European elk, Chinese water deer, African water deerlet, moose, moose deer, western moose, caribou,… …   English dictionary for students

  • moose — briedis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Alces alces angl. elk; European elk; moose; moose deer vok. Elch; Elen; Elentier; Elk; europäischer Elch; westlicher Elch rus. лось; сохатый pranc. élan; élan à …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • moose — n. Elk, moose deer (Cervus alces or Alces malchis) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Deer Forks No. 232, Saskatchewan — Deer Forks No. 232   Rural Municipality   …   Wikipedia

  • Moose Park Township, Itasca County, Minnesota — Moose Park Township, Minnesota   Township   …   Wikipedia

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