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INDIAN ELEPHANT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Indian elephant mean? 

INDIAN ELEPHANT (noun)
  The noun INDIAN ELEPHANT has 1 sense:

1. Asian elephant having smaller ears and tusks primarily in the male

  Familiarity information: INDIAN ELEPHANT used as a noun is very rare.


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INDIAN ELEPHANT (noun)


Sense 1Indian elephant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Asian elephant having smaller ears and tusks primarily in the male

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

Elephas maximus; Indian elephant

Hypernyms ("Indian elephant" is a kind of...):

elephant (five-toed pachyderm)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "Indian elephant"):

white elephant (albinic Indian elephant; rare and sometimes venerated in east Asia)

Holonyms ("Indian elephant" is a member of...):

Elephas; genus Elephas (type genus of the family Elephantidae)


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