family Gomphotheriidae


family Gomphotheriidae
noun
elephants extinct since the Pleistocene
Syn: ↑Gomphotheriidae
Hypernyms: ↑mammal family
Member Holonyms: ↑Proboscidea, ↑order Proboscidea
Member Meronyms: ↑Gomphotherium, ↑genus Gomphotherium

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