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Any of various large, thick-skinned, hoofed mammals such as the elephant, rhinoceros, or hippopotamus.
[French pachyderme, from New Latin Pachydermata, former order name, from Greek pakhudermos, thick-skinned : pakhus, thick + derma, skin; see derma1.]
pach′y·der′mal, pach′y·der′mic, pach′y·der′mous adj.
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(Zoology) any very large thick-skinned mammal, such as an elephant, rhinoceros, or hippopotamus
[C19: from French pachyderme, from Greek pakhudermos thick-skinned, from pakhus thick + derma skin]
ˌpachyˈdermatous, ˌpachyˈdermal adj
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any large, thick-skinned, hoofed mammal, as the elephant, hippopotamus, and rhinoceros.
[1830–40; < New Latin Pachyderma, assumed singular of Pachydermata (pl.) obsolete order name < Greek pachý(s) thick + dérma skin]
pach`y•der′mal, pach`y•der′mic, adj.
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Any of various large, thick-skinned mammals, such as the elephant, rhinoceros, or hippopotamus.
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|Noun||1.||pachyderm - any of various nonruminant hoofed mammals having very thick skin: elephant; rhinoceros; hippopotamus|
eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal - mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
elephant - five-toed pachyderm
thick skin - skin that is very thick (as an elephant or rhinoceros)
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pachyderm[ˈpækɪdɜːm] N → paquidermo m
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pachyderm[ˈpækidɜːrm] n → pachyderme m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Dickhäuter m
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