HyperDic: mammoth

English > 2 senses of the word mammoth:
NOUNanimalmammothany of numerous extinct elephants widely distributed in the Pleistocene
ADJECTIVEallmammoth, giganticso exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth
mammoth > pronunciation
Soundsmae'mahth
Rhymesbehemoth ... zenith: 14 rhymes with ahth...
English > mammoth: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningSo exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth.
Examples
  • "a mammoth ship"
  • "a mammoth multinational corporation"
Synonymgigantic
Broaderlarge, bigAbove average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
Spanishgigante, gigantesco
Catalanenorme, gegantesc, gegantí, mastodòntic
Nounsmammothany of numerous extinct elephants widely distributed in the Pleistocene
English > mammoth: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of numerous extinct elephants widely distributed in the Pleistocene; extremely large with hairy coats and long upcurved tusks.
Member ofMammuthus, genus MammuthusExtinct genus
Partsproboscis, trunkA long flexible snout as of an elephant
Narrowercolumbian mammoth, Mammuthus columbiA variety of mammoth
imperial mammoth, imperial elephant, Archidiskidon imperatorlargest known mammoth
woolly mammoth, northern mammoth, Mammuthus primigeniusVery hairy mammoth common in colder portions of the northern hemisphere
BroaderelephantFive-toed pachyderm
Spanishmammuthus, mamut
Catalanmamut
Adjectivesmammothso exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth

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