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Definition of the noun american mastodon
What does american mastodon mean as a name of something?
- mastodon of North America; in some classifications considered a mammoth rather than a mastodon
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonyms of American mastodon: American mastodont / Mammut americanum
- more generic words: mastodon / mastodont = extinct elephant-like mammal that flourished worldwide from Miocene through Pleistocene times
- member of: genus Mammut / genus Mastodon / Mammut = extinct type genus of the Mammutidae: mastodons
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Volume 3: History by Charles Reagan Wilson
such as the American mastodon and the woolly mammoth. But there were also horses, bison, giant land tortoises, ground sloths, giant moose, giant beaver, musk ox, peccaries , ...
by J. G. Heck
There are, however, some exceptions, as some of the largest whales inhabit cold climates, whilst the American mastodon was larger than any recent elephant. Man exercises considerable influence upon the distribution of animals. Cultivation ...
by Alfred J. Andrea Ph.D.
Many animal species roamed Beringia's plains and included woolly mammoth, American mastodon, woodland and tundra musk ox, western camel, Lambe's horse, steppe bison, elk, caribou, Dall's sheep, short- faced and grizzly bear, ...
by Barbara Ann Kipfer
The American mastodon (Mammut americanum), ...
A dictionary of science, literature and art, ed. by W.T. Brande assisted by J. Cauvin. ed. by W.T. Brande and G.W. Cox.3 vols (1867)
North American mastodon deposits. N.B. — All these probably, most of ...
Encyclopedia of Evolution (2009)
by Stanley A. Rice
Camelops hesternus Large-headed llama Hemiauchenia macrocephala Cats Saber-toothed cat Smilodon fatalis American lion Panthera atrox American cheetah Miracinonyx trumani Elephant-like American mastodon Mammut americanum ...
Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox
North American mastodon deposits. N.B.—All these probably, most of them ...
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