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Definition of the noun alces

What does alces mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. elk or moose


Alces is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes original papers on the biology and management of moose throughout their circumpolar distribution, as well as other ungulate or carnivore species that overlap their range. It has been edited in published in Lakehead University since 1978. A single volume per year is published; a volume has one or sometimes two issues, with occasional supplements.

Phrases with Alces

Phrases starting with the word Alces:

  1. alces alces
  2. Alces gigas
  3. Alces Americanus
  4. Alces alces alces
  5. Alces alces gigas
  6. Alces pfizenmayeri

Phrases ending with the word Alces:

  1. genus alces
  2. Cervus alces
  3. Gnathia alces
  4. Acropora Alces
  5. Ceraclea Alces
  6. Kennetus Alces
  7. Ozoliarus Alces
  8. Platypria Alces
  9. Gymnophora Alces
  10. Helionides Alces
  11. Rachispoda Alces
  12. Athripsodes alces
  13. Canis lupus alces
  14. Gnathonemus Alces

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alces

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Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Mammals (2006)

by Murray Wrobel

major Alcelaphus buselaphus swaynei Artiodactyla - Bovidae Swayne Hartebeest Somali-Kuhantilope Bubale de Swayne Alcelaphus buselaphus tora Artiodactyla - Bovidae Tora Hartebeest Tora Bubale tora Alces Artiodactyla - Cervidae e ...

Google previewThe Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia (2000)

by Vin T. Sparano

(Alces. alces). RANGE: The Alaska-Yukon moose is found in the Alaska and Yukon peninsulas; the Canada moose is found in every Canadian province and in sections of northern Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Maine; the Wyoming, or Shiras , ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ukraine (2016)

Volume IV: Ph-Sr by Danylo Husar Struk

Among the forests of Polisia the richest fauna is found in the mixed forests, which contain the lynx, wolf, forest marten, chamois, fox, squirrel, weasel, ermine, wild boar, and bear and are visited by the elk (Alces alces, now very rare) from the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

verae,Alces sp., Bisonsp.,and others. The northernmostfindingof Homotherium in Asia is associatedwiththis fauna.In Eastern Siberia,the Aldanfauna includeda ...

Google previewMongolian English Dictionary (2013)

by Bawden,

to deal with, to treat, § автоматад буруу~ to treat one's rifle wrongly ХАНДГАЙ Elk, Alces alces ХАНДИВ (бэлэг нэмэр хувь ~ өргөл) contribution, offering (Tib.) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Animal Behaviour (2006)

by David Mcfarland

gastropod, see Gastropoda marine, see Mollusca monkeys, see Simiae vervet, see Cercopitliecus aethiops moorhens, see Gallinula chloropus moose, see Alces alces Mormyridae 60 Motacilla sp.

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Alces (European elk and American moose are both A. alces), ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prehistory (2011)

Volume 4: Europe by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember

Iron Agewild fauna includedwolf, bear,wild boar; ibex, chamois,wild horse,five eaglespecies, Ukrainian vulture,and, in Moldavia, dwindling populations ofaurochs andelk (Alces alces L.— “moose” in U.S. English); possibly lion in southern ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

Cervus alces - - - .

Google previewIconographic Encyclopaedia of Science, Literature, and Art (1860)

by J. G. Heck

The European elk or eland, Cervus alces (pi. 109, fig. 10), was formerly thought not to differ from it. A closer comparison has shown that they are distinct. The genus Elaphus (the stags) is provided with horns in the male only, which are round, ...

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