Definition of Mammut
1. Noun. Extinct type genus of the Mammutidae: mastodons.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Mammutidae, Family Mastodontidae, Mammutidae
Member holonyms: Mastodon, Mastodont, American Mastodon, American Mastodont, Mammut Americanum
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mammut
Literary usage of Mammut
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1906)
"Elephas americanus Kerr, R., 1792. Anim. Kingdom, p. 116. Mammut ... The common, or American mastodon, Mammut ameri- canum, is so well known as to require ..."
2. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1906)
"Genus Mammut Blumenbach. Mammut AMERICANUM (Kerr) THE AMERICAN MASTODON. ... The common, or American mastodon, Mammut ameri- canum, is so well known as to ..."
3. Reports and Papers by Iowa Geological Survey (1914)
"Mammut americanum, skeleton restored 332 105. Mammut americanum, side view of skull 333 106. Mammut americanum, section of last molar 338 107. ..."