Definitions for pachydermic

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word pachydermic

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


Find a translation for the pachydermic definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these pachydermic definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"pachydermic." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 19 Dec. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for pachydermic?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for pachydermic: