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Noun: Proboscidea  ,prow-bu'si-dee-u
  1. An order of animals including elephants and mammoths
    - order Proboscidea
  2. In some classifications included in the genus Martynia and hence the two taxonomic names for some of the unicorn plants
    - genus Proboscidea

Type of: animal order, plant genus

Part of: Eutheria, family Pedaliaceae, Pedaliaceae, sesame family, subclass Eutheria

Encyclopedia: Proboscidea