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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mam·moth /ˈmæməθ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mam·moth n.  Zool. An extinct, hairy, maned elephant (Mammuthus primigenius formerly Elephas primigenius), of enormous size, remains of which are found in the northern parts of both continents.  The last of the race, in Europe, were coeval with prehistoric man.
 Note:Several specimens have been found in Siberia preserved entire, with the flesh and hair remaining.  They were imbedded in the ice cliffs at a remote period, and became exposed by the melting of the ice.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mam·moth a. Resembling the mammoth in size; very large; gigantic; as, a mammoth ox.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : so exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or
            mammoth; "a gigantic redwood"; "gigantic
            disappointment"; "a mammoth ship"; "a mammoth
            multinational corporation" [syn: gigantic]
      n : any of numerous extinct elephants widely distributed in the
          Pleistocene; extremely large with hairy coats and long
          upcurved tusks