from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large light brown or grayish-brown North American deer (Cervus canadensis) having long, branching antlers. Also called American elk, elk.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The American elk (Cervus elaphus canadensis or Cervus canadensis). It was formerly considered to be in the same species as the European red deer, which it somewhat exceeds in size.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The American elk (Cervus Canadensis). It is closely related to the European red deer, which it somewhat exceeds in size.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The North American stag or elk, Cervus canadensis, which is the North American representative of the stag or red deer of Europe, and resembles the latter, though it is much larger and of a stronger make, being one of the largest living representatives of the family Cervidæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. common deer of temperate Europe and Asia
- n. large North American deer with large much-branched antlers in the male
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A bear was an occasional amusement; a wapiti was a constant necessity; but the only wild animal dangerous to man was a rattle-snake or a skunk.
Other browsing mammals, such as wapiti, fallow deer, goat, chamois and thar, have restricted distributions but have caused severe damage in places.
"In my opinion," continued Lucien, "the wapiti is the noblest of all the deer kind.
It is instructive to see how many of the largest “true wapiti” heads listed in this book were killed in Wyoming.
On fire with curiosity he inquired and found the animal had been shot by Mr. Otho Shaw, who had recently returned from a hunting expedition to Wyoming, whence he had brought some good wapiti heads.
However, I live & hunt in central Colorado and we have a happiness of going 2 directions, east for 'lopes, west for mulies & wapiti.
Mark Seacat likens hunting on public lands to a game of chess — not one you play with the wapiti so much as with other hunters.
Popping Bambi from twenty yards after sitting in a tree stand all day is not so attractive as hunting the wondrous wapiti ...