Mammut

noun

Mam·​mut
ˈmamət
: the proboscidean genus comprising the mastodons and being the type and in some classifications sole genus of a family (Mammutidae) closely related to the Elephantidae

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from German, mammoth, from French mammouth, from Russian mamot, mamont

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“Mammut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mammut. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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