Definitions for pachydermˈpæk ɪˌdɜrm
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any large, thick-skinned, hoofed mammal, as the elephant, hippopotamus, and rhinoceros.
Origin of pachyderm:
1830–40; < NL Pachyderma, assumed sing. of Pachydermata (pl.) obs. order name < Gk pachý(s) thick +dérma skin
any of various nonruminant hoofed mammals having very thick skin: elephant; rhinoceros; hippopotamus
Someone (or something) with thick skin. It is used for animals such as an elephant or a hippopotamus.
A member of the obsolete taxonomic group Pachydermata, grouping of thick-skinned, hoofed animals such as the rhinoceros, hippopotamus, elephant, pig and horse.
A person that is not affected by (does not care about) what others say about him or her.
Someone who is insensitive.
Origin: pachy- + derma, from (pachydermos), from (pachys), (thick) + (derma), skin
one of the Pachydermata
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