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

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of roosevelt elk

after Theodore Roosevelt

First Known Use: 1902

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Roosevelt elk? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!