See under (def 2).
noun, plural moose.
a large, long-headed mammal, Alces alces, of the deer family, having circumpolar distribution in the Northern Hemisphere, the male of which has enormous palmate antlers.
(initial capital letter) a member of a fraternal and benevolent organization (Loyal Order of Moose)
noun (pl) moose
a large North American deer, Alces alces, having large flattened palmate antlers: also occurs in Europe and Asia where it is called an elk
1610s, from an Algonquian language, probably Narragansett moos or Abenaki moz (cf. Penobscot muns, Ojibwa mooz, Unami Delaware /mo:s/), said by early sources to be from moosu “he strips off,” in reference to the animals’ stripping bark for food.
[Korean War armed forces; fr Japanese musume, ”girl”]
[loi-uh l] /ˈlɔɪ əl/ adjective 1. faithful to one’s sovereign, government, or state: a loyal subject. 2. faithful to one’s oath, commitments, or obligations: to be loyal to a vow. 3. faithful to any leader, party, or cause, or to any person or thing conceived as deserving fidelity: a loyal friend. 4. characterized by or […]
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abbreviation 1. lieutenant commander
1. (def 4). abbreviation (esp after the names of British business organizations) 1. limited (liability) US equivalent Inc abbreviation of limited, attested by 1900. 1. limited 2. limited company
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