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Meaning of PROBOSCIDEA

Pronunciation:  `prowbu'sideeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an order of animals including elephants and mammoths
  2. [n]  in some classifications included in the genus Martynia and hence the two taxonomic names for some of the unicorn plants
 

PROBOSCIDEA is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: genus Proboscidea, order Proboscidea
 
 See Also: animal order, common devil's claw, common unicorn plant, devil's claw, Elephantidae, elephant-tusk, Eutheria, family Elephantidae, family Gomphotheriidae, family Mammutidae, family Mastodontidae, family Pedaliaceae, Gomphotheriidae, Mammutidae, Martynia arenaria, Martynia fragrans, Pedaliaceae, plant genus, Proboscidea arenaria, Proboscidea fragrans, Proboscidea louisianica, proboscidean, proboscidian, proboscis flower, ram's horn, sand devil's claw, sesame family, subclass Eutheria, sweet unicorn plant

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pro`bos*cid"e*a\, n. pl. [NL. See {Proboscis}.]
(Zo["o]l.)
An order of large mammals including the elephants and
mastodons.

 

 

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