Definitions for elandˈi lənd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•landˈi lənd(n.)(pl.)e•lands; e•land.

  1. either of two large African antelopes of the genus Taurotragus, having long, spirally twisted horns.

    Category: Mammals

Origin of eland:

1780–90; < Afrik < D: elk; akin to elk

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eland(noun)

    either of two large African antelopes of the genus Taurotragus having short spirally twisted horns in both sexes

Wiktionary

  1. eland(Noun)

    A genus of large South African antelope (Taurotragus), valued both for its hide and flesh.

  2. Origin: From eland.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eland(noun)

    a species of large South African antelope (Oreas canna). It is valued both for its hide and flesh, and is rapidly disappearing in the settled districts; -- called also Cape elk

  2. Eland(noun)

    the elk or moose

Freebase

  1. Eland

    Eland is a village in Shawano County, Wisconsin, in the United States. The population was 202 at the 2010 census.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

elk(noun)

the largest of all deer, found in the north of Europe and Asia.

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