Pronunciation: (mOOs), [key]
1. 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.
2. (cap.) a member of a fraternal and benevolent organization (Loyal Order of Moose).
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