eland

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From Dutch eland (elk).

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eland (plural elands)

  1. A genus of large South African antelope (Taurotragus), valued both for its hide and flesh.

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nl

Etymology[edit]

From obsolete German elen, elend, from Old Lithuanian ellenis, "stag", from IE root el- "red, brown" (also the root of the word elk).

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eland m (plural elanden, diminutive elandje n)

  1. (zoology) the herbivore species elk (moose - Alces alces)

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