Roosevelt elk

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

Definition of Roosevelt elk

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

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First Known Use of Roosevelt elk

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Roosevelt elk

after Theodore Roosevelt

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“Roosevelt elk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Roosevelt%20elk. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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