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Definition of Mammoth

Mammoth

  1. 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.
  2. Resembling the mammoth in size; very large; gigantic; as, a mammoth ox.

Mammoth Quotations

Being with an insanely jealous person is like being in the room with a dead mammoth.
Mike Nichols

I was a little doubtful about the propriety of going to the Mammoth Cave without a gentleman escort, but if two ladies travel alone they must have the courage of men.
Maria Mitchell

High Romanticism shows you nature in all its harsh and lovely metamorphoses. Flood, fire and quake fling us back to the primal struggle for survival and reveal our gross dependency on mammoth, still mysterious forces.
Camille Paglia

The fact is I am growing old too fast, alas! I feel it, and yet work I will, and may God grant me life to see the last plate of my mammoth work finished.
John James Audubon

If we brought the mammoth back to Siberia, maybe that would be good for the ecosystems that are changing because of climate change.
Hendrik Poinar
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Mammoth Translations

mammoth in German is riesig, Mammut
mammoth in Spanish is gigantesco
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