family Elephantidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Elephantidae - elephants
mammal family - a family of mammals
order Proboscidea, Proboscidea - an order of animals including elephants and mammoths
elephant - five-toed pachyderm
Elephas, genus Elephas - type genus of the family Elephantidae
genus Loxodonta, Loxodonta - a genus of Elephantidae
genus Mammuthus, Mammuthus - extinct genus: mammoths
Archidiskidon, genus Archidiskidon - a genus of Elephantidae
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Just as there are two kinds of elephants but the term "elephant" is still a natural kind term designating the family Elephantidae, if there are two kinds of water, the term "water" can still be a natural kind term designating the genus water.

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