eland

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English[edit]

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Borrowed from Afrikaans eland or South African Dutch, from Dutch eland (elk), from Middle Dutch elant, from obsolete early modern German elend, from Middle High German elen, from Old High German elent.

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eland (plural elands)

  1. A genus of large South African antelope (Taurotragus), valued both for its hide and flesh. [from late 18th c.]
    • 1887, H. Rider Haggard, She: A History of Adventure[1]:
      As a matter of fact, however, I had never seen an eland in a wild state before.

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Afrikaans[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch eland (elk, moose; eland), from Middle Dutch elant (elk, moose), from obsolete German elen, elend, from Middle High German elen, from Old High German elent.

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eland (plural elande)

  1. common eland, eland antilope, Taurotragus oryx

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  • English: eland

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English eland, from Dutch eland, from obsolete German elen, elend, from Old Lithuanian ellenis.

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  • Hyphenation: e‧land

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eland

  1. an eland; a large South African antelope of the genus Taurotragus

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch elant, from obsolete German elen, elend, from Middle High German elen, from Old High German elent.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈeːlɑnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: eland

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eland m (plural elanden, diminutive elandje n)

  1. elk, moose, Alces alces [from 16th c.]
  2. (archaic, chiefly South Africa) common eland, eland antilope, Taurotragus oryx [mid 17th - early 20th c.]

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Spanish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

eland m (plural elands)

  1. eland