pachyderm: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pak'i-dûrm"), [key]
— n.
  1. any of the thick-skinned, nonruminant ungulates, as the elephant, hippopotamus, and rhinoceros.
  2. an elephant.
  3. a person who is not sensitive to criticism, ridicule, etc.; a thick-skinned person.
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