Definition of Order Proboscidea

1. Noun. An order of animals including elephants and mammoths.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Proboscidea

order Piperales
order Plantaginales
order Platyctenea
order Plecoptera
order Plectognathi
order Pleuronectiformes
order Plumbaginales
order Podicipediformes
order Podicipitiformes
order Polemoniales
order Polygonales
order Polymastigina
order Polypodiales
order Primates
order Primulales
order Proboscidea (current term)
order Procellariiformes
order Proteales
order Protura
order Pseudomonadales
order Pseudoscorpiones
order Pseudoscorpionida
order Psilophytales
order Psilotales
order Psittaciformes
order Psocoptera
order Pterosauria
order Pulmonata
order Pycnogonida
order Radiolaria

Literary usage of Order Proboscidea

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1. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert Armitage Sterndale (1884)
"order Proboscidea. IT seems a strange jump from the order which contains the smallest ... The order Proboscidea, or animals whose noses are prolonged into a ..."

2. Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Histological Series Contained by John Quekett (1855)
"Order PROBOSCIDEA. Bd 135. A transverse section of the tibia of an Elephant, Elephas indicus, the breadth of which is half an inch ; when viewed with the ..."

3. The Geography of Mammals by William Lutley Sclater, Philip Lutley Sclater (1899)
"SUMMARY AND DEDUCTIONS AS REGARDS THE order Proboscidea 1. The order Proboscidea contains only the genus Elephas (forming a family ..."

4. The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and (1876)
"One other form of animal, which can be referred to the order Proboscidea, ... Here our knowledge of the history of the order Proboscidea, as derived from ..."

5. Proceedings by Royal Institution of Great Britain (1879)
"One other form of animal, which can be referred to the order Proboscidea, ... Here our knowledge of the history of the order Proboscidea, as derived from ..."

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