Also called elk grass. a tall, western North American plant, Xerophyllum tenax, of the lily family, having narrow leaves and a dense, broad cluster of tiny white flowers.
any of several other plants having linear, grasslike leaves, as those of the genera Nolina and Dasylirion.
noun 1. a town in NE Illinois.
[elk-hahrt, el-kahrt] /ˈɛlk hɑrt, ˈɛl kɑrt/ noun 1. a city in N Indiana.
[elk-hound] /ˈɛlkˌhaʊnd/ noun 1. . /ˈɛlkˌhaʊnd/ noun 1. a powerful breed of dog of the spitz type with a thick grey coat and tightly curled tail Also called Norwegian elkhound
[el-kin] /ˈɛl kɪn/ noun 1. Stanley, 1930–1995, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.