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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A large mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius) of the Pleistocene Epoch, having long curved tusks and thick hair and inhabiting the cold regions of the Northern Hemisphere.

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  • noun A very hairy mammoth, Mammuthus primigenius, widespread in colder regions of the Northern Hemisphere during the Pleistocene period.

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  • noun very hairy mammoth common in colder portions of the northern hemisphere


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  • Mammuthus primigenius. Enchantedlearning.com, which mollusque has kindly pointed out is probably not to be trusted, says that this animal had black hair and underfur, in contrast to the way it has often been depicted (brown).

    August 31, 2008

  • Do you have underfur c_b?

    September 1, 2008

  • Yes. I wear manties.

    September 1, 2008