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pachydermatous

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adjective pachy·der·ma·tous \ˌpa-ki-ˈdər-mə-təs\

Definition of pachydermatous

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the pachyderms

  2. 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


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pachydermatous

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adjective pachy·der·ma·tous \ˌpak-i-ˈdər-mət-əs\

Medical Definition of pachydermatous

  1. :  abnormally thickened—used especially of skin




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