Main Entry:  Megaloceros
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an extinct giant deer of the Pleistocene epoch with the largest antlers of any deer known (13 ft across); also called Irish elk
Example:  The Megaloceros became generally extinct in c 10,500 BP, though some may have survived to 700-500 BC.
Etymology:  Gk. megalo- 'great' + keras 'horn''s 21st Century Lexicon
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