imperial mammoth

variants: or less commonly imperial elephant

Definition of imperial mammoth

: the largest known mammoth (Archidiskidon imperator) of the American Pleistocene reaching a height of 14 feet

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First Known Use of imperial mammoth

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Imperial mammoth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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