noun, plural wap·i·tis, (especially collectively) wap·i·ti.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of wapiti
Words nearby wapiti
Example sentences from the Web for wapiti
The wapiti and heavy large-headed elk or moose, retreat before the advancing civilisation of North America.Heads and Tales|Various
And thereafter they were able to converse with the sportsmen on the Wapiti comfortably enough,—except for their headaches.The Forgotten Planet|Murray Leinster
One morning, Pourcette, who had been off in the hills, came to say that he had sighted a little herd of wapiti.Romany of the Snows|Gilbert Parker
When the wind was favourable they made good progress, using the skin of the wapiti for a sail.The Young Voyageurs|Mayne Reid
I fear even a wapiti would not have been sacred, but in the wapiti country, we always tied him up in camp.Sport in Vancouver and Newfoundland|John Rogers