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Pachycarpous
Pachycephala
Pachycephala gutturalis
Pachycephala olivacea
pachycephalosaur
pachycephalosaurus
pachycheilia
Pachydactyl
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pachyderm
pachyderma
pachydermal
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Pachynematus extensicornis
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Pachyrhizus tuberosus
pachysandra
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Pachysandra terminalis

Pachydermatous definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PACHYDERMATOUS, a. [Gr., thick, skin.] Having a thick skin; an epithet applied to an order of animals, called Pachydermata, embracing all the hoofed quadrupeds which do not ruminate, as the elephant, mastodon or North American mammoth, hippopotamus, sus or hog, rhinoceros, tapir, and horse. The horse constitutes a separate order, Solipeda.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of or relating to or characteristic of pachyderms [syn: pachydermatous, pachydermal, pachydermic, pachydermous]
2: emotionally hardened; "a callous indifference to suffering"; "cold-blooded and indurate to public opinion" [syn: callous, indurate, pachydermatous]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: ultimately from Greek pachys + dermat-, derma skin Date: 1823 1. of or relating to the pachyderms 2. a. thick, thickened <pachydermatous skin> b. callous, insensitive

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Pachydermatous Pach`y*der"ma*tous, a. 1. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the pachyderms. 2. Thick-skinned; not sensitive to ridicule.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Thick-skinned.



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