Associations to the word «Mammoth»

Pictures for the word «Mammoth»


MAMMOTH, noun. Any species of the extinct genus Mammuthus, of large, usually hairy, elephant-like mammals with long curved tusks and an inclined back, which became extinct with the last retreat of ice age glaciers during the late Pleistocene period, and are known from fossils, frozen carcasses, and Paleolithic cave paintings found in North America and Eurasia.
MAMMOTH, noun. (obsolete) A mastodon.
MAMMOTH, noun. (figuratively) Something very large of its kind.
MAMMOTH, adjective. Comparable to a mammoth in its size; very large, huge, gigantic.
MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, proper noun. A volcanic area in California

Dictionary definition

MAMMOTH, noun. Any of numerous extinct elephants widely distributed in the Pleistocene; extremely large with hairy coats and long upcurved tusks.
MAMMOTH, adjective. So exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth; "a gigantic redwood"; "gigantic disappointment"; "a mammoth ship"; "a mammoth multinational corporation".

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