Mammoth

a large cold adapted elephant-like extinct animal with a domed head, large tusks, and long thick fur

Mammoth

Mammoths (genus name Mammuthus) are extinct herbivorous mammals that had long, dense hair and underfur, long t usks, a long proboscis (nose), large ears. They lived throughout the world. They lived from about 2 million years ago to 9,000 years ago, millions of years after the dinosaurs went extinct. They are closely related to modern-day Indian ele...
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mammoth

[n] - any of numerous extinct elephants widely distributed in the Pleistocene
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Mammoth

Mam'moth noun [ Russian mâmont , mámant , from Tartar mamma the earth. Certain Tartar races, the Tungooses and Yakoots, believed that the mammoth worked its way in the earth like a mole.] (Zoology) An extinct, hairy, maned elephant ( Elephas primigenius ), of enormou...
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Mammoth

Mam'moth adjective Resembling the mammoth in size; very large; gigantic; as, a mammoth ox.
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mammoth

<zoology> An extinct, hairy, maned elephant (Elephas primigenius), of enormous size, remains of which are found in the northern parts of both continents. The last of the race, in Europe, were coeval with prehistoric man. ... Several specimens have been found in Siberia preserved entire, with the flesh and hair remaining. They were imbedded in...
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mammoth

noun any of numerous extinct elephants widely distributed in the Pleistocene; extremely large with hairy coats and long upcurved tusks
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Mammoth

• (a.) Resembling the mammoth in size; very large; gigantic; as, a mammoth ox. • (n.) An extinct, hairy, maned elephant (Elephas primigenius), of enormous size, remains of which are found in the northern parts of both continents. The last of the race, in Europe, were coeval with prehistoric man.
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mammoth

(genus Mammuthus), any member of an extinct group of elephants found as fossils in Pleistocene deposits over every continent except Australia and ... [2 related articles]
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mammoth

mammoth, name for several large prehistoric elephants of the extinct genus Mammuthus, which ranged over Eurasia and North America in the Pleistocene epoch. The shoulder height of the Siberian, or woolly, mammoth, which roamed throughout the Northern Hemisphere, was about 9 ft (2.7 m), and that of th...
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mammoth

Extinct elephant, remains of which have been found worldwide. Some were 50% taller than modern elephants; others were much smaller. (Genus Mammuthus (or Elephas).) The woolly mammoth (M. primigenius) of northern zones, the size of an Indian elephant, had long fur and large inward-curving tusks. Vari...
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Mammoth

A style of cheese, usually Cheddar, weighing between 75 and 2,000 pounds.
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Mammoth

A mammoth is any species of the extinct genus Mammuthus, proboscideans commonly equipped with long, curved tusks and, in northern species, a covering of long hair. They lived from the Pliocene epoch (from around 5 million years ago) into the Holocene at about 4,500 years ago in Africa, Europe, Asia, and North America. They were members of the fami...
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Mammoth

[John Varley] Mammoth is a 2005 novel by author John Varley. The book centers around the concept of Time Travel, and gives quite a bit of discussion to the concept that there may be limits to science. ==Synopsis== Mammoth opens with the billionaire scientist Howard Christian, and his attempts to clone a mammoth, largely for the sake of the ...
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Mammoth

[ride] Mammoth is a water coaster at Holiday World & Splashin` Safari in Santa Claus, Indiana, USA. It was designed and built beginning in 2011 by ProSlide Technology; it opened on May 11, 2012. Mammoth is named after the Mammoth, a now-extinct prehistoric mammal, keeping with the water park`s safari theme. When it was completed in 2012, Ma...
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