genus Alces

noun
elk or moose
Syn: ↑Alces
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Cervidae, ↑family Cervidae
Member Meronyms: ↑elk, ↑European elk, ↑moose, ↑Alces alces

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  • Alces — n. 1. 1 a genus of elk or moose. Syn: genus {Alces}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Alces — noun elk or moose • Syn: ↑genus Alces • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cervidae, ↑family Cervidae • Member Meronyms: ↑elk, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alces alces — noun large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male; called elk in Europe and moose in North America • Syn: ↑elk, ↑European elk, ↑moose • Hypernyms: ↑deer, ↑cervid • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mammal genus — noun a genus of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossus, ↑genus Tachyglossus, ↑Zaglossus, ↑genus Zaglossus, ↑Ornithorhynchus, ↑genus Ornithorhynchus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • List of mammals in Sweden — This is a list of the mammal species recorded in Sweden. There are 63 mammal species in Sweden, of which 0 are critically endangered, 0 are endangered, 5 are vulnerable, and 5 are near threatened. [This list is derived from the IUCN Red List… …   Wikipedia

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