Irish elk


noun
  1. an extinct deerlike mammal of the genus Megaceros (Megaloceros), of the Pleistocene Epoch, having in the male extremely large, broad antlers.

Origin of Irish elk

1
First recorded in 1815–25

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Irish elk

noun
  1. an extinct Eurasian giant deer of the Pleistocene genus Megaloceros, which had antlers up to 4 metres across

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