Mammuthus

noun
Mam·​mu·​thus | \ ˈmaməthəs \

Definition of Mammuthus

: the genus of Elephantidae comprising the mammoths

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History and Etymology for Mammuthus

New Latin, from German mammut or French mammouth mammoth

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“Mammuthus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mammuthus. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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