elephant
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɛləfənt/, /ˈɛlɪfənt/
Noun

elephant

  1. A mammal of the order Proboscidea, having a trunk, and two large ivory tusks jutting from the upper jaw.
  2. (figuratively) Anything huge and ponderous.
  3. (paper, printing) Synonym of elephant paper
  4. (British, childish) used when counting to add length, so that each count takes about one second
    Let's play hide and seek. I'll count. One elephant, two elephant, three elephant...
  5. (uncountable, obsolete) Ivory.
    • 's translation of Virgil's Aeneid
      He sent rich gifts of elephant and gold.
Synonyms Translations Translations
Elephant
Proper noun
  1. The 105th sura (chapter) of the Quran.
Translations
  • Russian: Сло́н



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