Pachydermatous Pach`y*der"ma*tous, a. 1. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the pachyderms. [1913 Webster]

2. Thick-skinned; not sensitive to ridicule. [1913 Webster]

3. (Med.) Of or pertaining to pachyderma. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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