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moose

noun \ˈmüs\

: a large animal with very large, flat antlers that lives in forests in the northern part of America, Europe, and Asia

plural moose

Full Definition of MOOSE

1
:  a ruminant mammal (Alces alces) with humped shoulders, long legs, and broadly palmated antlers that is the largest existing member of the deer family and inhabits forested areas of Canada, the northern United States, Europe, and Asia
2
capitalized [Loyal Order of Moose] :  a member of a major benevolent and fraternal order
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Origin of MOOSE

of Algonquian origin; akin to Massachusett moos moose
First Known Use: 1603

Other Mammals Terms

dormouse, dugong, gibbon, grimalkin, sable, stoat, ungulate, vole

Moose

geographical name \ˈmüs\

Definition of MOOSE

river 50 miles (80 kilometers) Canada in NE Ontario flowing NE into James Bay; estuary of Abitibi, Mattagami, & other rivers
MOOSE Defined for Kids

moose

noun \ˈmüs\
plural moose

Definition of MOOSE for Kids

:  a large animal with broad flattened antlers and humped shoulders that is related to the deer and lives in forests of Canada, the northern United States, Europe, and Asia

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