Elephantine

Definition of Elephantine

El`e`phan´tine
a.1.Pertaining to the elephant, or resembling an elephant (commonly, in size); hence, huge; immense; heavy; as, of elephantine proportions; an elephantine step or tread.
Elephantine epoch
(Geol.) the epoch distinguished by the existence of large pachyderms.
Elephantine tortoise
(Zool.) a huge land tortoise; esp., Testudo elephantina, from islands in the Indian Ocean; and T. elephantopus, from the Galapagos Islands.
- Mantell.

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