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pachyderm

pach·y·derm

pachyderm

 
pronunciation:
pae kih duhrm
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part of speech: noun
definition: any of several very thick-skinned, hoofed mammals such as the elephant, hippopotamus, and rhinoceros.
derivations: pachydermal (adj.), pachydermous (adj.)
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The word pachyderm contains the following part:
derm, derma, dermat, dermato Greek root that means skin