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Meaning of MOOSE

Pronunciation:  moos

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male; called elk in Europe and moose in North America

MOOSE is a 5 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: Alces alces, elk, European elk
 See Also: Alces, cervid, deer, genus Alces



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Moose\, n. [A native name; Knisteneaux mouswah; Algonquin
    monse. Mackenzie.] (Zo["o]l.)
    A large cervine mammal ({Alces machlis}, or {A. Americanus}),
    native of the Northern United States and Canada. The adult
    male is about as large as a horse, and has very large,
    palmate antlers. It closely resembles the European elk, and
    by many zo["o]logists is considered the same species. See
    {Moose bird} (Zo["o]l.), the Canada jayor whisky jack. See
       {Whisky jack}.
    {Moose deer}. Same as {Moose}.
    {Moose yard} (Zo["o]l.), a locality where moose, in winter,
       herd together in a forest to feed and for mutual
  2. \Moose\, n.
    A member of the Progressive Party; a Bull Moose. [Cant]
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a moose in your dream, represents long life and longevity. It may refer to the elders around you. Alternatively, a moose may also indicate that you can be both powerful and gentle.