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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Proboscidea — mastodons or mastodonts.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. An extinct natural family of mammals, comprising the mastodons.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. extinct family: mastodons

Etymologies

Mammut +‎ -idae (Wiktionary)

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