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MOOSE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does moose mean? 

MOOSE (noun)
  The noun MOOSE has 1 sense:

1. large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male; called 'elk' in Europe and 'moose' in North America

  Familiarity information: MOOSE used as a noun is very rare.


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MOOSE (noun)


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Meaning:

Large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male; called 'elk' in Europe and 'moose' in North America

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Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

Alces alces; elk; European elk; moose

Hypernyms ("moose" is a kind of...):

cervid; deer (distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers)

Holonyms ("moose" is a member of...):

Alces; genus Alces (elk or moose)


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