ProboscideaPro`bos*cid"e*a\, n. pl. [NL. See Proboscis.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of large mammals including the elephants and mastodons.
|1.||in some classifications included in the genus Martynia and hence the two taxonomic names for some of the unicorn plants|
|2.||an order of animals including elephants and mammoths|
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|