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1. elephant

noun. ['ˈɛləfənt'] five-toed pachyderm.

Synonyms

  • gomphothere
  • proboscis
  • proboscidian
  • trunk
  • African elephant
  • family Elephantidae
  • Indian elephant
  • rogue elephant
  • Loxodonta africana
  • mammoth
  • pachyderm
  • tusk
  • Elephantidae
  • Elephas maximus

Antonyms

  • little

Etymology

  • elefant (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Elephant

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

How do you spell elephant? Is it elphant ?

A common misspelling of elephant is elphant

Example sentences of the word elephant


1. Noun, singular or mass
Your reason for quitting may seem like an elephant in the room.

2. Adjective
Although twins are not out of the question, they are extremely rare in the elephant world.

Quotes containing the word elephant


1. Love will draw an elephant through a key-hole.
- Samuel Richardson

2. Only those with skin as thick as elephant hide can hope to sail through their teens unscathed by self-doubt and bouts of depression.
- Mariella Frostrup

3. I meant what I said and I said what I meant. An elephant's faithful one-hundred percent!
- Dr. Seuss, Horton Hatches the Egg

2. elephant-tusk

noun. annual of southern United States to Mexico having large whitish or yellowish flowers mottled with purple and a long curving beak.

Synonyms

  • devil's claw
  • herb
  • herbaceous plant
  • common unicorn plant
  • genus Proboscidea
  • ram's horn
  • Proboscidea
  • common devil's claw
  • Proboscidea louisianica

3. elephant

noun. ['ˈɛləfənt'] the symbol of the Republican Party; introduced in cartoons by Thomas Nast in 1874.

Synonyms

  • allegory

Etymology

  • elefant (Middle English (1100-1500))
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