Asiatic elephant

Asiatic elephant
noun Date: 1803 elephant 1b

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  • Asiatic elephant — azijinis dramblys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Elephas maximus angl. Asiatic elephant; Indian elephant vok. asiatischer Elefant rus. индийский слон pranc. éléphant d’Asie ryšiai: platesnis terminas …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • asiatic elephant — noun Usage: usually capitalized A : a forest dwelling elephant (Elephas maximus) with relatively small ears that occurs in southeastern Asia from India to Ceylon and Borneo compare african elephant * * * Indian elephant. See under elephant. [1925 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Asiatic elephant — Indian elephant. See under elephant. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • elephant — [el′ə fənt] n. pl. elephants or elephant [ME elefaunt < L elephantus < Gr elephas (gen. elephantos), elephant, ivory < ? Berber elu, elephant + Egypt Ȝ bw, elephant, ivory] any of an order (Proboscidea) of huge, thick skinned, almost… …   English World dictionary

  • éléphant d’Asie — azijinis dramblys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Elephas maximus angl. Asiatic elephant; Indian elephant vok. asiatischer Elefant rus. индийский слон pranc. éléphant d’Asie ryšiai: platesnis terminas …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Elephant seal — Sea elephant redirects here. This may also refer to sea slugs of superfamily Pterotracheoidea. Elephant seal Male and female northern elephant seals Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Elephant Grass — The term Elephant grass may refer to the following grass species*The African Pennisetum purpureum (also Napier Grass or King Grass) in the genus Pennisetum *The southern Asian grass Saccharum ravennae (L.) L., Syn.: Erianthus ravennae (L.) P.… …   Wikipedia

  • Asian Elephant — Taxobox name = Asian ElephantMSW3 Shoshani|pages=90] status = EN status system = iucn3.1 status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=Asian Elephant Specialist Group|year=1996|id=7140|title=Elephas maximus|downloaded=10 May 2006 Listed as Endangered (EN A1cd …   Wikipedia

  • White elephant — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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