elephant


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elephant

a member of the order Proboscidae. Includes the African elephant, Loxodonta africana, and the Indian elephant, Elephas maximus.

elephant foot callus
see hypertrophic callus.
Northern elephant seal
elephant skin disease
elephant throat bot fly
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Everybody knew Bagheera, and nobody cared to cross his path; for he was as cunning as Tabaqui, as bold as the wild buffalo, and as reckless as the wounded elephant.
In a few minutes the roc appeared, and bore me off to the top of the mountain in his huge claws as lightly as if I had been a feather, for this great white bird is so strong that he has been known to carry even an elephant to his nest in the hills.
The animals of Abyssinia; the elephant, unicorn, their horses and cows; with a particular account of the moroc.
At last his listening ears were rewarded by the sound they craved--the trumpeting of a bull elephant, and a few moments later Korak broke through the trees into the presence of Tantor, standing with upraised trunk, waving his great ears.
An elephant that belongs to an Indian who lives but a hundred steps from here.
Instead of developing a mouse into an elephant, you would develop an elephant into a mouse
The happy medium for stump-clearing is the lord of all beasts, who is the elephant.
an elephant was captured for a time by the king's hunters and ere he broke free, beringed with a grievous legiron.
And the heat went on and on, and sucked up all the moisture, till at last the main channel of the Waingunga was the only stream that carried a trickle of water between its dead banks; and when Hathi, the wild elephant, who lives for a hundred years and more, saw a long, lean blue ridge of rock show dry in the very centre of the stream, he knew that he was looking at the Peace Rock, and then and there he lifted up his trunk and proclaimed the Water Truce, as his father before him had proclaimed it fifty years ago.
It is a most tremendous monster, like a great spider, with a body as big as an elephant and legs as long as a tree trunk.
It had but five chambers, but the barrel was ten inches long; one had to cap it, and to put in the powder and the wadded bullet separately; but the last-named would have killed an elephant.
The boon companion of the colossal elephant was a common cat