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    • Of or associated with an elephant.
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elephantine definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or associated with an elephant.
    • Enormous in proportions or strength: "the proliferation of superstores, superstadiums, [and] elephantine convention centers” ( Herbert Muschamp).
    • Ponderously awkward.
    • Of, with respect to, or characteristic of elephants.
    • large.
    • related to the elephant, or resembling an elephant (generally, in size); therefore, huge; enormous; heavy
    • of great size; huge and bulky
    • Of or regarding an elephant.
    • Huge in size or strength: "the expansion of superstores, superstadiums, [and] elephantine convention centers” ( Herbert Muschamp).
    • Ponderously awkward.
    • Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of elephants.
    • huge.
    • with respect to the elephant, or resembling an elephant (generally, in proportions); for this reason, huge; immense; hefty
    • of great size; huge and large
    • Of or concerning an elephant.
    • Enormous in size or power: "the proliferation of superstores, superstadiums, [and] elephantine meeting facilities” ( Herbert Muschamp).
    • Ponderously awkward.
    • Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of elephants.
    • Very large.
    • related to the elephant, or resembling an elephant (commonly, in size); ergo, huge; enormous; hefty
    • of great mass; huge and bulky
  • others:
    • Pertaining to the elephant; resembling an elephant.
    • Hence Elephant-like; huge; enormous; heavy; clumsy: as, he was of elephantine proportions; elephantine movements.
    • Made or consisting of ivory. See chryselephantine.
    • with respect to the elephant; resembling an elephant.
    • For this reason Elephant-like; huge; enormous; hefty; awkward: as, he was of elephantine proportions; elephantine movements.
    • Made or composed of ivory. See chryselephantine.
    • regarding the elephant; resembling an elephant.
    • therefore Elephant-like; huge; enormous; hefty; awkward: as, he had been of elephantine proportions; elephantine moves.
    • Made or consisting of ivory. See chryselephantine.
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