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Definition 1: any of numerous extinct elephants widely distributed in the Pleistocene; extremely large with hairy coats and long upcurved tusks - [noun denoting animal]

(mammoth is a kind of ...) five-toed pachyderm

(... is a kind of mammoth ) very hairy mammoth common in colder portions of the northern hemisphere

(... is a kind of mammoth ) a variety of mammoth

(... is a kind of mammoth ) largest known mammoth; of America

(mammoth is a part of ...) a long flexible snout as of an elephant

(... is a member of mammoth) extinct genus: mammoths

Definition 2: so exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where mammoth or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a gigantic redwood
  • gigantic disappointment
  • a mammoth ship
  • a mammoth multinational corporation

Synonyms for mammoth in the sense of this definition

(mammoth is similar to ...) above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

"a large city" "set out for the big city" "a large sum" "a big (or large) barn" "a large family" "big businesses" "a big expenditure" "a large number of newspapers" "a big group of scientists" "large areas of the world"

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