Definitions for pachydermal

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pach•y•dermˈpæk ɪˌdɜrm(n.)

  1. any large, thick-skinned, hoofed mammal, as the elephant, hippopotamus, and rhinoceros.

    Category: Mammals

Origin of pachyderm:

1830–40; < NL Pachyderma, assumed sing. of Pachydermata (pl.) obs. order name < Gk pachý(s) thick +dérma skin



Princeton's WordNet

  1. pachydermatous, pachydermal, pachydermic, pachydermous(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of pachyderms

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pachydermal(adj)

    of or relating to the pachyderms; as, pachydermal dentition


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