Roosevelt elk

noun Roo·se·velt elk \ˈrōz(ə)ˌvelt- also -vəlt- sometimes ˈrüz-\

Definition of Roosevelt elk

  1. :  a large North American elk (Cervus elaphus roosevelti) of the Coast and Cascade mountain ranges of the Pacific northwest

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Origin and Etymology of roosevelt elk

after Theodore Roosevelt


First Known Use: 1902


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