Pachydermoid

pachyderm

[pak-i-durm]
noun
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.

Origin:
1830–40; < Neo-Latin Pachyderma, assumed singular of Pachydermata (plural) obsolete order name < Greek pachý(s) thick + -dérmata, neuter plural of -dermatos -skinned, adj. derivative of dermat-, stem of dérma skin, derma1

pachydermal, pachydermous, pachydermic, pachydermoid, adjective
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pachyderm (ˈpækɪˌdɜːm)
 
n
any very large thick-skinned mammal, such as an elephant, rhinoceros, or hippopotamus
 
[C19: from French pachyderme, from Greek pakhudermos thick-skinned, from pakhus thick + derma skin]
 
pachy'dermatous
 
adj

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pachyderm
1838, from Fr. pachyderme (c.1600), adopted as a biological term 1797 by Fr. naturalist Georges Léopole Chrétien Frédéric Dagobert, Baron Cuvier (1769-1832), from Gk. pachydermos "thick-skinned," from pachys "thick" (from PIE *bhengh-, cf. Skt. bahu- "much") + derma "skin."
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pachyderm   (pāk'ĭ-dûrm')  Pronunciation Key 
Any of various large, thick-skinned mammals, such as the elephant, rhinoceros, or hippopotamus.
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