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mammoth

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mam=moth

CIDE DICTIONARY

mammothn. [Russ. mâmont, mámant, fr. Tartar mamma the earth. Certain Tartar races, the Tungooses and Yakoots, believed that the mammoth worked its way in the earth like a mole.].
     An extinct, hairy, maned elephant (Mammuthus primigenius formerly 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.  [1913 Webster]
    " Several specimens have been found in Siberia preserved entire, with the flesh and hair remaining. They were imbedded in the ice cliffs at a remote period, and became exposed by the melting of the ice."  [1913 Webster]
mammotha. 
     Resembling the mammoth in size; very large; gigantic; as, a mammoth ox.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

mammoth, n. & adj.
--n. any large extinct elephant of the genus Mammuthus, with a hairy coat and curved tusks.
--adj. huge.

Etymology
Russ. mamo(n)t

THESAURUS

mammoth

Atlantean, Brobdingnagian, Cyclopean, Gargantuan, Herculean, Homeric, Jumbo, abysmal, ammonite, amplitudinous, ankylosaur, archaeohippus, archaeotherium, archelon, arthrodiran, astronomic, astronomical, aurochs, awesome, bothriolepis, boundless, brachiosaur, brontops, brontothere, bulky, coccostean, coelodont, colossal, compsognathus, coryphodon, cosmic, cotylosaur, creodont, crossopterygian, cynodictis, diatryma, dimetrodon, dinichthyid, dinosaur, dinothere, diplodocus, duck-billed dinosaur, edaphosaurid, elasmosaur, elephant, elephantine, enormous, epic, eryopsid, eurypterid, extensive, galactic, gargantuan, giant, giant sloth, giantlike, gigantic, glyptodont, hadrosaur, hathi, heroic, hippo, hippopotamus, huge, immeasurable, immense, infinite, jumbo, king-size, large, leviathan, massive, massy, mastodon, mighty, monster, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, outsize, overgrown, pachyderm, palaeodictyopteron, palaeoniscid, palaeophis, palaeosaur, palaeospondylus, pelycosaur, phytosaur, plesiosaur, prodigious, profound, protoceratops, protylopus, pteranodon, pteraspid, pterichthys, pterodactyl, pterosaur, rhino, rhinoceros, river horse, sauropod, scelidosaur, sizable, smilodon, spacious, stupendous, titanic, titanosaur, towering, trachodon, tremendous, triceratops, trilobite, tyrannosaur, uintathere, urus, vast, voluminous, weighty, whale, woolly mammoth

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mammoth

Size

N size, magnitude, dimension, bulk, volume, largeness, greatness, expanse, amplitude, mass, proportions, capacity, tonnage, tunnage, cordage, caliber, scantling, turgidity, corpulence, obesity, plumpness, embonpoint, corporation, flesh and blood, lustihood, hugeness, enormity, immensity, monstrosity, giant, Brobdingnagian, Antaeus, Goliath, Gog and Magog, Gargantua, monster, mammoth, Cyclops, cachalot, whale, porpoise, behemoth, leviathan, elephant, hippopotamus, colossus, tun, cord, lump, bulk, block, loaf, mass, swad, clod, nugget, bushel, thumper, whooper, spanker, strapper, Triton among the minnows, mountain, mound, heap, largest portion, full size, life size, large, big, great, considerable, bulky, voluminous, ample, massive, massy, capacious, comprehensive, spacious, mighty, towering, fine, magnificent, corpulent, stout, fat, obese, plump, squab, full, lusty, strapping, bouncing, portly, burly, well-fed, full-grown, corn fed, gram fed, stalwart, brawny, fleshy, goodly, in good case, in good condition, in condition, chopping, jolly, chub faced, chubby faced, lubberly, hulky, unwieldy, lumpish, gaunt, spanking, whacking, whopping, walloping, thumping, thundering, hulking, overgrown, puffy, huge, immense, enormous, mighty, vast, vasty, amplitudinous, stupendous, monster, monstrous, humongous, monumental, elephantine, jumbo, mammoth, gigantic, gigantean, giant, giant like, titanic, prodigious, colossal, Cyclopean, Brobdingnagian, Bunyanesque, Herculean, Gargantuan, infinite, large as life, plump as a dumpling, plump as a partridge, fat as a pig, fat as a quail, fat as butter, fat as brawn, fat as bacon, immeasurable, unfathomable, unplumbed, inconceivable, unimaginable, unheard-of, of cosmic proportions, of epic proportions, the mother of all, teh granddaddy of all, size, magnitude, dimension, bulk, volume, largeness, greatness, expanse, amplitude, mass, proportions, capacity, tonnage, tunnage, cordage, caliber, scantling, turgidity, corpulence, obesity, plumpness, embonpoint, corporation, flesh and blood, lustihood, hugeness, enormity, immensity, monstrosity, giant, Brobdingnagian, Antaeus, Goliath, Gog and Magog, Gargantua, monster, mammoth, Cyclops, cachalot, whale, porpoise, behemoth, leviathan, elephant, hippopotamus, colossus, tun, cord, lump, bulk, block, loaf, mass, swad, clod, nugget, bushel, thumper, whooper, spanker, strapper, Triton among the minnows, mountain, mound, heap, largest portion, full size, life size, large, big, great, considerable, bulky, voluminous, ample, massive, massy, capacious, comprehensive, spacious, mighty, towering, fine, magnificent, corpulent, stout, fat, obese, plump, squab, full, lusty, strapping, bouncing, portly, burly, well-fed, full-grown, corn fed, gram fed, stalwart, brawny, fleshy, goodly, in good case, in good condition, in condition, chopping, jolly, chub faced, chubby faced, lubberly, hulky, unwieldy, lumpish, gaunt, spanking, whacking, whopping, walloping, thumping, thundering, hulking, overgrown, puffy, huge, immense, enormous, mighty, vast, vasty, amplitudinous, stupendous, monster, monstrous, humongous, monumental, elephantine, jumbo, mammoth, gigantic, gigantean, giant, giant like, titanic, prodigious, colossal, Cyclopean, Brobdingnagian, Bunyanesque, Herculean, Gargantuan, infinite, large as life, plump as a dumpling, plump as a partridge, fat as a pig, fat as a quail, fat as butter, fat as brawn, fat as bacon, immeasurable, unfathomable, unplumbed, inconceivable, unimaginable, unheard-of, of cosmic proportions, of epic proportions, the mother of all, teh granddaddy of all.


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