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Definition of the noun alces alces

What does alces alces mean as a name of something?


  1. large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male; called `elk' in Europe and `moose' in North America
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonyms of Alces alces: elk / moose
    • more generic words: cervid / deer = distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
    • member of: Alces / genus Alces = elk or moose

Phrases with Alces alces

Phrases starting with Alces alces:

  1. Alces alces alces
  2. Alces alces gigas
  3. Alces alces shirasi
  4. Alces alces americana
  5. Alces alces andersoni
  6. Alces alces cameloides
  7. Alces alces caucasicus
  8. Alces alces pfizenmayeri

Phrase ending with Alces alces:

  1. Subspecies Alces Alces Alces

Other phrases containing Alces alces:

  1. subspecies Alces alces gigas
  2. subspecies Alces alces shirasi
  3. Subspecies Alces Alces Americana
  4. Subspecies Alces Alces Andersoni
  5. Subspecies Alces Alces Cameloides
  6. Subspecies Alces Alces Caucasicus
  7. Subspecies Alces Alces Pfizenmayeri

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alces alces

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Tracks and Scats (2004)

A Comprehensive Guide to the Trackable Animals of the United States and Canada by Len McDougall

New World Moose (Alces alces) The largest member of the deer family, the American moose is actually the same animal as the elk found in Finland, Sweden , and across northern Russia. It was apparently misnamed because the first explorers ...

Google previewDictionary of Upriver Halkomelem (2009)

by Brent Douglas Galloway

Alces alces andersoni) Alces alces andersoni) alder (Alces alces andersoni):: shxwiyaxkel. alder tree, red alder: xeyth'e1hp < xeyth'. a yellowish glow at night given off by old birch and alder:: small mountain a1der:: wasewey. qwéth'. Alectoria ...

Google previewThe Deer Hunter's Illustrated Dictionary (2001)

Full Explanations of More Than 600 Terms and Phrases Used by Deer Hunters Past and Present by Leonard Lee Rue

Alaskan- Yukon moose (Alces alces gigas) creased. The number one Boone & Crockett head scored 465% points and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sex and Gender (2003)

Men and Women in the World's Cultures Topics and Cultures A-K - Volume 1; Cultures L-Z - by Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember

economy while also learning to exploit moose (Alces alces), woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou), and other resources more common in the full boreal forest. The southern Chipewyan also developed complex interethnic relations, ...

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 previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

(moose, Alces alces) See CERVIDAE. elmbark beetle (Scolytus scolytus) See SCOLYTIDAE. Elmidae (subclass *Pterygota, order *Coleoptera) Family of small beetles, 2–5 mm long, which have punctured *elytra and raised lines on the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geography (2010)

by Barney Warf

moose (Alces alces) , and elk (Cervus elaphus), as well as smaller herbivorous boreal species such as ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2006)

+ Alces alces ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Arthropod-transmitted Infections of Man and Domesticated Animals (2001)

by R. W. Ashford

and Moose (Alces alces), native Bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) and certain introduced exotics, such as Sika deer (Cervus nippon), Barbary sheep ...

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