Any of various extinct elephants of the genus Mammuthus, having long, upwardly curving tusks and thick hair. Mammoths grew to great size and lived throughout the Northern Hemisphere during the Ice Age.
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36, and among the Jews of Elephantine in Egypt (5th century B.C.).
Hilprecht; for Elephantine, the Mond papyri, A.
"I fear for that woman," Cynthia said as Edith squeezed by the descending elephantine shape of Gladys Turnbull.
It is now known to have existed in Aramaic as far back as the 5th century B.C., appearing on Jewish papyri which were lately discovered by the German mission to Elephantine.'
The mercenary troops at Elephantine mutinied and attempted to desert to Ethiopia, but were brought back and punished.