Indian elephant


Examples of Indian elephant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Under Ambani’s leadership the foundation has been engaged in everything from rescuing Indian elephants to cultivating world class athletes to fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Mark Rozzo, Town & Country, 2 Apr. 2023 The zoo said Beco is the second elephant from the facility to die from EEHV, also referring to Ganesh, a 7-year-old Indian elephant that died in 2005. Vanessa Etienne,, 21 June 2022 More and more visitors arrived on their own spiritual pilgrimages; so did Malini, a 4-year-old, two-ton Indian elephant, supposedly the first of dozens that would find sanctuary at New Vrindaban. Ashley Stimpson, Longreads, 19 Feb. 2022 In addition to human performers, nearly 50 different animals, including Indian elephant Sandra, eight camels, five zebras, three ponies and 32 horses, make up the members of the troupe. Justin Spike, Star Tribune, 27 Apr. 2021 Whichever grocery store sold the most toilet paper won their choice of $3,000 (about $24,500 in 2020 dollars) or a baby Indian elephant. David Reamer, Anchorage Daily News, 7 Dec. 2020 In related species, such as the Indian elephant, these proteins are part of the language of social interaction and mate selection. Gemma Tarlach, Discover Magazine, 2 Mar. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1555, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Indian elephant was in 1555

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“Indian elephant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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