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ˈmæm əθmam·moth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mammothadjective

    any of numerous extinct elephants widely distributed in the Pleistocene; extremely large with hairy coats and long upcurved tusks

  2. gigantic, mammothadjective

    so exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth

    "a gigantic redwood"; "gigantic disappointment"; "a mammoth ship"; "a mammoth multinational corporation"

Wiktionary

  1. mammothnoun

    A large, hairy, extinct elephant-like mammal of the taxonomic genus Mammuthus.

    Etymology: From obsolete мамант (modern мамонт), probably from Old Vogul *mēmoŋt ‘earth-horn’ (compare Mansi mā ‘earth’, ou̯tə ‘horn’).

  2. mammothnoun

    Something very large of its kind.

    Etymology: From obsolete мамант (modern мамонт), probably from Old Vogul *mēmoŋt ‘earth-horn’ (compare Mansi mā ‘earth’, ou̯tə ‘horn’).

  3. mammothadjective

    Very large.

    Etymology: From obsolete мамант (modern мамонт), probably from Old Vogul *mēmoŋt ‘earth-horn’ (compare Mansi mā ‘earth’, ou̯tə ‘horn’).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mammothnoun

    an extinct, hairy, maned elephant (Elephas primigenius), of enormous size, remains of which are found in the northern parts of both continents. The last of the race, in Europe, were coeval with prehistoric man

    Etymology: [Russ. mmont, mmant, fr. Tartar mamma the earth. Certain Tartar races, the Tungooses and Yakoots, believed that the mammoth worked its way in the earth like a mole.]

  2. Mammothadjective

    resembling the mammoth in size; very large; gigantic; as, a mammoth ox

    Etymology: [Russ. mmont, mmant, fr. Tartar mamma the earth. Certain Tartar races, the Tungooses and Yakoots, believed that the mammoth worked its way in the earth like a mole.]

Freebase

  1. Mammoth

    A mammoth is any species of the extinct genus Mammuthus, proboscideans commonly equipped with long, curved tusks and, in northern species, a covering of long hair. They lived from the Pliocene epoch into the Holocene at about 4,500 years ago in Europe, Asia, and America as far south as Mexico. They were members of the family Elephantidae which contains, along with mammoths, the two genera of modern elephants and their ancestors.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mammoth

    mam′uth, n. an extinct species of elephant.—adj. resembling the mammoth in size: very large. [Russ. mamantŭ—Tartar mamma, the earth.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Mammoth

    an extinct species of elephant of enormous size found fossilised in Northern Europe and Asia in deposits alongside of human remains, and yielding a supply of fossil ivory.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mammoth in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mammoth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of mammoth in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    A multimillionaire pretends to be hospitalized to hide the mammoth sized lies that must have affected common people nationwide.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    There are many people who easily believe a concocted story as if the counterfeit money can be made by a person with a sugarcane juice machine and not done by a mammoth machinery.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A mammoth majority of people don’t like solitude because they get nude of their actual nature before their eyes as own lies are clearly viewed in its luminous light.

  4. Salman Khan:

    My life's ambition is to take Being Human to such a level that a 100 years or 200 years down the line, it should be the biggest brand in the world, the actor would be forgotten, but it would be difficult for anybody to surpass this mammoth of a charitable trust. My life's ambition is for people to know that the money goes towards charity and not towards administrative costs.

  5. Lars Werthmann:

    The next mammoth task is to coordinate all these people.

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