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Oliphant

[ol-uh-fuhnt]
noun
Margaret Wilson, 1828–97, Scottish novelist.
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Oliphant (ˈɒlɪfənt)
 
n
Sir Mark Laurence Elwin. 1901--2000, British nuclear physicist, born in Australia

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oliphant
obsolete form of elephant, c.1200; also used in M.E. with sense "ivory horn."
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