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Main Entry: el·e·phant
Pronunciation: primarystressel-schwa-fschwant
Function: noun
: any of a family of huge thickset nearly hairless mammals that have the snout lengthened into a trunk and two incisors in the upper jaw developed into long outward-curving pointed ivory tusks and that include two living forms: a : one with large ears that occurs in tropical Africa b : one with relatively small ears that occurs in forests of southeastern Asia
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