siberian-mammoth

Siberian mammoth

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woolly mammoth

noun
a shaggy-coated mammoth, Mammuthus primigenius, that lived in cold regions across Eurasia and North America during the Ice Age, known from fossils, cave paintings, and well-preserved frozen carcasses.
Also called Siberian mammoth.


Origin:
1965–70

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