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mammoth

mam·moth

mammoth

 
pronunciation:
mae mth
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: a very large extinct mammal closely related to elephants. Mammoths were much bigger than elephants, and had shaggy black fur and long tusks that curved upward. Several kinds of mammoths lived in the Northern Hemisphere until the end of the last Ice Age. They were hunted by Old Stone Age humans, who may have caused their extinction over ten thousand years ago.
similar words:
elephant
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: enormous; huge; gigantic.
synonyms:
enormous, giant, gigantic, huge, immense
antonyms:
tiny
similar words:
big, jumbo, large, massive, monstrous, mountainous, tremendous, vast
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