Definition of eland noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈiːlənd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈiːlənd//
(pl. eland, elands)
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a large African antelope with curled horns Word Origin late 18th cent.: via Afrikaans from Dutch, ‘elk’, from obsolete German Elend, from Lithuanian élnis.
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