Definition of pachyderm:

part of speech: noun

One of an order of non- ruminant, hoofed mammals, distinguished for the thickness of their skin, as the elephant:- pl. PACHYDERMS or PACHYDERMATA.

part of speech: noun

Formerly, one of a group of thick- skinned animals such as the elephant, rhinoceros, etc.

Usage examples for pachyderm:

Word of the day


The Greek version of the Old Testament, said to have been made by seventy translators at Alexandria about 300 years B. C. ...