- of, relating to, or characteristic of pachyderms.
- thick-skinned; insensitive: a pachydermatous indifference to insults.
Origin of pachydermatous
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Examples from the Web for pachydermatous
The thick hides of pachydermatous animals correspond to the quilted armour of ancient and semi-civilized races.The Evolution of Culture
Augustus Henry Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers
The impressionable peasant leads a larger, fuller, more dramatic life than the pachydermatous king.Tess of the d'Urbervilles
But the pachydermatous inertia of the citizens of Alleghenia had yet its vulnerable spot, where the weapon might enter.The Lieutenant-Governor
Guy Wetmore Carryl
But a glance would suffice to show that he now sitting there is not a member of that dogged and pachydermatous race.Renshaw Fanning's Quest
He recognizes the pachydermatous skin of the beggar boys in the dark and wrinkled envelope of the old oaks.L-bas
J. K. Huysmans