pachydermatous


pachy·der·ma·tous

adjective \ˌpa-ki-ˈdər-mə-təs\

Definition of PACHYDERMATOUS

1
:  of or relating to the pachyderms
2
a :  thick, thickened <pachydermatous skin>
b :  callous, insensitive

Examples of PACHYDERMATOUS

  1. <a pachydermatous pop diva with little regard for punctuality or other people's schedules>

Origin of PACHYDERMATOUS

ultimately from Greek pachys + dermat-, derma skin
First Known Use: 1823

pachy·der·ma·tous

adjective \ˌpak-i-ˈdər-mət-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PACHYDERMATOUS

: abnormally thickened—used especially of skin

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