Definition of elephantoid in English:

elephantoid

adjective

  • See elephant

    • ‘Five patients with varying severities of hyperkeratotic verrucous thickening at the skin illustrate that the condition may occasionally become elephantoid.’
    • ‘The elephantoid fossil record, combined with data on palaeoclimate and sea level, indicates when the large mammals may have crossed one of several land bridges out of Africa, into Asia, and back again, reports Kalb.’
    • ‘A 19-year-old man who had been weighed down by an enormous elephantoid tumor had become so overcome with grief that he tried on more than one occasion to commit suicide by swallowing arsenic.’

Pronunciation

elephantoid

/ˌɛlɪˈfantɔɪd/