Definition of Elephantidae

1. Noun. Elephants.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elephantidae

Electorship
Electorships
Electra
Electron Channeling Pattern
Electrophoridae
Electrophorus electric
Elena
Eleni
Eleocharis
Eleocharis acicularis
Eleocharis dulcis
Eleocharis palustris
Eleonora Duse
Eleotridae
Elephantidae
Elephantine
Elephantopus
Elephas
Elephas maximus
Elettaria
Elettaria cardamomum
Eleusine
Eleusine coracana
Eleusine indica
Eleusinian
Eleutherodactylus
Elfdalian
Elfenland
Elfland

Literary usage of Elephantidae

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1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"The last genus of the family elephantidae is Mastodon, so called from the ... This genus is the only one of the elephantidae which extended its range into ..."

2. Iowa Geological Survey: Report (1914)
".All the members of the Proboscidea with which we have here to deal belonged to the succeeding family. Family elephantidae. The Mastodons and Elephants. ..."

3. The Life of the Pleistocene Or Glacial Period: As Recorded in the Deposits by Frank Collins Baker (1920)
"The remains of the Cervidae, Bovidae, elephantidae, and Canidae occur thruout the different interglacial intervals, indicating that during these intervals a ..."

4. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"... and elephantidae still survive. Extinct species of modern genera appear and many modern species appear. ..."

5. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"... although the family elephantidae undoubtedly originated in the Eastern Hemisphere, it is not improbable that the first traces of the order Proboscidea ..."

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