What does eland mean?

Definitions for elandˈi lənd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eland(noun)

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


  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

  3. Origin: [D. eland elk, of Slav. origin; cf. Pol. jelen stag, Russ. olne, Lith. elnis; perh. akin to E. elk.]


  1. Eland

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Eland

    ē′land, n. the South African antelope, resembling the elk in having a protuberance on the larynx. [Dut.; Ger. elend, the elk—Lith. élnis, the elk.]

Anagrams for eland »

  1. laden, lean'd


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eland in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eland in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. South African miner Papi Soke:

    I wish an investor would come and invest in Eland.

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