Synonyms
Etymology

1. moose

noun. ['ˈmuːs'] large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male; called elk' in Europe andmoose' in North America.

Synonyms

  • Alces alces
  • cervid
  • elk
  • European elk
  • genus Alces
  • deer

Etymology

  • moes (Dutch)
  • moes (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

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Words that Rhyme with Moose

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Example sentences of the word moose


1. Adjective
Black-brown with paler legs, these moose range over most of Alaska and parts of western Yukon in Canada.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Asked about his health, Roosevelt had told reporters that he felt as strong as a bull moose.

3. Verb, base form
Those who perform sport hunting often like to mount the antlers from deer, elk or even moose.

Quotes containing the word moose


1. You won't even take your bow? Are you planning to throttle a moose with your bare hands, then?""I've a knife in my boot,"she said, and then wondered, for a moment, if she could throttle a moose with her bare hands.
- Kristin Cashore, Graceling

2. And second, keep in mind that you are a weapon. In theory, when you're done with training, you should be able to kick a hole in a wall or knock out a moose with a single punch.""I would never hit a moose,"said Clary. "They're endangered.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Fallen Angels

3. You used nunchucks on a moose?"Wolfe got a haunted look in his eyes. "I used all sorts of things on that bastard.
- Richelle Mead, The Golden Lily

2. moose-wood

noun. maple of eastern North America with striped bark and large two-lobed leaves clear yellow in autumn.

Synonyms

  • moosewood
  • striped dogwood
  • Acer pennsylvanicum
  • striped maple
  • goosefoot maple

3. moose-wood

noun. deciduous shrub of eastern North America having tough flexible branches and pliable bark and small yellow flowers.

Synonyms

  • ropebark
  • shrub
  • Dirca
  • wicopy
  • bush
  • Dirca palustris
  • leatherwood
  • genus Dirca

Antonyms

  • superior
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