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Elephantine El`e*phan"tine, a. [L. elephantinus of ivory, Gr. ?: cf. F. ['e]l['e]phantin.] Pertaining to the elephant, or resembling an elephant (commonly, in size); hence, huge; immense; heavy; as, of elephantine proportions; an elephantine step or tread. Elephantine epoch (Geol.), the epoch distinguished by the existence of large pachyderms. --Mantell. Elephantine tortoise (Zo["o]l.), a huge land tortoise; esp., Testudo elephantina, from islands in the Indian Ocean; and T. elephantopus, from the Galapagos Islands.



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