Mammoth vs. Mastodon

Mammoth vs. Mastodon — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Mammoth and Mastodon

Mammothnoun

Any of various extinct elephants of the genus Mammuthus of the Pliocene, Pleistocene, and Holocene Epochs, having ridged molars and often, as in the woolly mammoth, long tusks and hair.

Mastodonnoun

Any of several very large, extinct proboscidian mammals of the family Mammutidae of the Miocene, Pliocene, and Pleistocene Epochs, resembling elephants but having molar teeth of a different structure.

Mammothnoun

Something that is of great size.

Mastodonnoun

Extinct elephant-like mammal of the genus Mammut that flourished worldwide from Miocene through Pleistocene times; differs from elephants and mammoths in the form of the molar teeth.

Mammothadjective

Of enormous size, extent, or amount; huge.

Mastodonnoun

extinct elephant-like mammal that flourished worldwide from Miocene through Pleistocene times; differ from mammoths in the form of the molar teeth

Mammothadjective

Of great scope or importance

mammoth expectations.

Mammothnoun

Any species of the extinct genus Mammuthus, of large, usually hairy, elephant-like mammals with long curved tusks and an inclined back, which became extinct with the last retreat of ice age glaciers during the late Pleistocene period, and are known from fossils, frozen carcasses, and Paleolithic cave paintings found in North America and Eurasia.

Mammothnoun

(obsolete) A mastodon.

Mammothnoun

(figuratively) Something very large of its kind.

Mammothadjective

Comparable to a mammoth in its size; very large, huge, gigantic.

Mammothnoun

any of numerous extinct elephants widely distributed in the Pleistocene; extremely large with hairy coats and long upcurved tusks

Mammothadjective

so exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth;

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