Definition of Elephantine in English :

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Elephantine meaning in English

Meaning of Elephantine in English

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Elephantine pronunciation in English

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Elephantine

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Adjective

1. elephantine, gargantuan, giant, jumbo

of great mass; huge and bulky

Example Sentences:
'a jumbo jet'
'jumbo shrimp'

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Elephantine

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adjective
1. 
denoting, relating to, or characteristic of an elephant or elephants
2. 
huge, clumsy, or ponderous

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Elephantine

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small island in the Nile, opposite Aswan: site of ancient ruins
adjective
1. 
of an elephant or elephants
2. 
like an elephant in size or gait; huge, heavy, slow, clumsy, ungainly, etc.

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Elephantine

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An island of southeast Egypt in the Nile River below the First Cataract near Aswan. In ancient times it was a military post guarding the southern frontier of Egypt. A series of Jewish papyrus documents dating from the 5th century BC were discovered at Elephantine in the early 1900s.
adj.
1. Of or relating to an elephant.
2. Enormous in size or strength: "the proliferation of superstores, superstadiums, [and] elephantine convention centers" (Herbert Muschamp).
3. Ponderously clumsy.

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