Tungooses
Tunguses Tun*gus"es, n. pl. (Ethnol.) A group of roving Turanian tribes occupying Eastern Siberia and the Amoor valley. They resemble the Mongols. [Written also {Tungooses}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Elephas primigenius — Mammoth Mam moth (m[a^]m m[o^]th), n. [Russ. m[^a]mont, m[ a]mant, fr. Tartar mamma the earth. Certain Tartar races, the Tungooses and Yakoots, believed that the mammoth worked its way in the earth like a mole.] (Zo[ o]l.) An extinct, hairy,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mammoth — Mam moth (m[a^]m m[o^]th), n. [Russ. m[^a]mont, m[ a]mant, fr. Tartar mamma the earth. Certain Tartar races, the Tungooses and Yakoots, believed that the mammoth worked its way in the earth like a mole.] (Zo[ o]l.) An extinct, hairy, maned… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mammuthus primigenius — Mammoth Mam moth (m[a^]m m[o^]th), n. [Russ. m[^a]mont, m[ a]mant, fr. Tartar mamma the earth. Certain Tartar races, the Tungooses and Yakoots, believed that the mammoth worked its way in the earth like a mole.] (Zo[ o]l.) An extinct, hairy,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tunguses — Tun*gus es, n. pl. (Ethnol.) A group of roving Turanian tribes occupying Eastern Siberia and the Amoor valley. They resemble the Mongols. [Written also {Tungooses}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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