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Origin of pachyderm
OTHER WORDS FROM pachydermpach·y·der·mal, pach·y·der·mous, pach·y·der·mic, pach·y·der·moid, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for pachyderm
O’Connell’s studies of the elephants at Etosha National Park in Namibia have spanned 30 years and make for delightful pachyderm stories, while at the same time a strength of the book is the variety of animals she includes.In the animal kingdom, rituals that connect, renew and heal|Barbara King|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
His keepers fed the beast copious amounts of port, Champagne, and whiskey to pacify the persnickety pachyderm.Zebra Finches, Dolphins, Elephants, and More Animals Under the Influence|Bill Schulz|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The fuzzy pachyderm figured out how to use her trunk to grab stuff in the first week.
Occasionally he paused at the clink clink of the elephant irons or at the "whuff" as the uneasy pachyderm poured dust on his head.The Adventures of Kathlyn|Harold MacGrath
They were passing on silent as spectres, the tread of the ponderous pachyderm being noiseless as that of a cat.The Vee-Boers|Mayne Reid
In the first place, it is evident that we may dismiss from our minds the idea that the Behemoth was an extinct pachyderm.Bible Animals;|J. G. Wood
He had friends—yes, and they held him high—but seeming and report held him pachyderm, and they trod upon his heart.Stepsons of Light|Eugene Manlove Rhodes
Their puny pen pricks have about the same effect as mosquito bites on the pachyderm.The Lion and The Mouse|Charles Klein