A large deer, of several species. The European elk (Alces machlis or Cervus alces) is closely allied to the American moose. The American elk, or wapiti (Cervus Canadensis), is closely related to the European stag. See Moose, and Wapiti.
- See wapiti.
- The moose.
- A light, pliant leather of horsehide or calfskin, tanned and finished to resemble elk hide.