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mammoth

adjective uk   /ˈmæm.əθ/ us  
extremely large: Cleaning up the city-wide mess is going to be a mammoth task. It's a mammoth undertaking - are you sure you have the resources to cope?

mammoth

noun [C] uk   /ˈmæm.əθ/ us  
a type of large elephant, no longer in existence, that was covered in hair and had tusks
Translations of “mammoth”
in Spanish mamut…
in French mammouth…
in German das Mammut…
in Chinese (Traditional) 巨大的, 龐大的…
in Russian громадный…
in Turkish muazzam, devasa, dev gibi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 巨大的, 庞大的…
in Polish gigantyczny…
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