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Meaning of ELAND

Pronunciation:  'eelund

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  either of two large African antelopes of the genus Taurotragus having short spirally twisted horns in both sexes
 

ELAND is a 5 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: antelope, common eland, genus Taurotragus, giant eland, Taurotragus, Taurotragus derbianus, Taurotragus oryx

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E"land\, n. [D. eland elk, of Slav. origin; cf. Pol.
jelen stag, Russ. ol['e]ne, Lith. elnis; perh. akin to E.
elk.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) A species of large South African antelope
   ({Oreas canna}). It is valued both for its hide and flesh,
   and is rapidly disappearing in the settled districts; --
   called also {Cape elk}.

2. (Zo["o]l.) The elk or moose.

 

 

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