Associations to the word «Steppe»
STEPPE, noun. The grasslands of Eastern Europe and Asia. Similar to (North American) prairie and (African) savannah.
STEPPE, noun. More properly, the name given vast cold, dry grass-plains.
STEPPE MAMMOTH, noun. An extinct species of mammoth, Mammuthus trogontherii or Mammuthus armeniacus, from Pleistocene Eurasia.
STEPPE MAMMOTHS, noun. Plural of steppe mammoth
STEPPE, noun. Extensive plain without trees (associated with eastern Russia and Siberia).
Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.