proboscidian
noun see proboscidean

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • proboscidian — PROBOSCIDIÁN, proboscidieni, s.m. (La pl.) Ordin de mamifere, din care face parte elefantul, caracterizate prin trompa lor lungă, mobilă; (şi la sg.) animal care face parte din acest ordin. [pr.: di an] – Din fr. proboscidien. Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • Proboscidian — Pro bos*cid i*an, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Pertaining to the Proboscidea. n. One of the Proboscidea. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proboscidian — pro·bos·cid·i·an (prō bə sĭdʹē ən) also pro·bos·ci·de·an (prō bŏs ĭ dēʹən) n. A mammal of the order Proboscidea, such as the elephant or its extinct relatives, having a long trunk, large tusks, and a massive body. adj. Of or belonging to the… …   Universalium

  • proboscidián — s. m. (sil. di an), pl. proboscidiéni (sil. di eni) …   Romanian orthography

  • proboscidian — prəʊbÉ™ sɪdɪən adj. having a trunk, having a long flexible snout (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • proboscidian — pro·bos·cid·i·an …   English syllables

  • proboscidian — noun massive herbivorous mammals having tusks and a long trunk • Syn: ↑proboscidean • Hypernyms: ↑placental, ↑placental mammal, ↑eutherian, ↑eutherian mammal • Hyponyms: ↑elephant …   Useful english dictionary

  • dinoteriu — DINOTÉRIU s.m. Mamifer fosil proboscidian de mărime uriaşă, cu doi fildeşi curbaţi în jos şi fixaţi pe maxilarul inferior. – Din fr. dinothérium. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  dinotériu s. m. ( riu pron. riu), art.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Proboscidean — Pro bos*cid e*an, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Proboscidian. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proboscidean — also proboscidian noun Etymology: ultimately from Latin proboscid , proboscis Date: 1835 any of an order (Proboscidea) of large mammals comprising the elephants and extinct related forms (as mastodons) • proboscidean adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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