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GOMPHOTHERIUM

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Gomphotherium mean? 

GOMPHOTHERIUM (noun)
  The noun GOMPHOTHERIUM has 1 sense:

1. type genus of the Gomphotheriidae

  Familiarity information: GOMPHOTHERIUM used as a noun is very rare.


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GOMPHOTHERIUM (noun)


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Meaning:

Type genus of the Gomphotheriidae

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

genus Gomphotherium; Gomphotherium

Hypernyms ("Gomphotherium" is a kind of...):

mammal genus (a genus of mammals)

Meronyms (members of "Gomphotherium"):

gomphothere (extinct elephants of Central American and South America; of the Miocene and Pleistocene)

Holonyms ("Gomphotherium" is a member of...):

family Gomphotheriidae; Gomphotheriidae (elephants extinct since the Pleistocene)


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