Meaning of mammoth

mam•moth

Pronunciation: (mam'uth), [key]
— n.
  1. any large, elephantlike mammal of the extinct genus Mammuthus, from the Pleistocene Epoch, having hairy skin and ridged molar teeth.
—adj.
  1. immensely large; huge; enormous: a mammoth organization.
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