From the New Webster's Dictionary of the English
Language Deluxe Encyclopedic Edition
, Copyright © 1984 by the Delair Publishing Company, Inc
mös, n. pl. moose [Algonquian.] A large
animal, Alces Americanus, of the deer family, inhabiting
forested regions of Canada and the Northern U.S., the male of which
has enormous palmate antlers; a similar species, A. gigas,
found in Alaska; the European elk, A. machlis.
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