Definition of lek
: an assembly area where animals (such as the prairie chicken) carry on display and courtship behavior; also : an aggregation of animals assembled on a lek for courtship
Origin and Etymology of lek
Swedish, short for lekställe mating ground, from lek mating, sport + ställe place
First Known Use: 1871See Words from the same year
Definition of Lek
river 40 miles (64 kilometers) long in the Netherlands flowing west into the Atlantic ◆The Lek is the northern branch of the lower Rhine River.
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