Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun american_elk

2 senses of american elk

Sense 1
wapiti, elk, American elk, Cervus elaphus canadensis -- (large North American deer with large much-branched antlers in the male)
       => deer, cervid -- (distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers)

Sense 2
red deer, elk, American elk, wapiti, Cervus elaphus -- (common deer of temperate Europe and Asia)
       => deer, cervid -- (distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers)

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