either of two seals of the genus Mirounga, of the Pacific coast of North America and the Antarctic Ocean, having a curved proboscis resembling an elephant’s trunk.
either of two large earless seals, Mirounga leonina of southern oceans or M. angustirostris of the N Atlantic, the males of which have a long trunklike snout
noun 1. any of several African insectivores of the family Macroscelididae, having long hind legs and a long, sensitive snout. noun 1. any small active African mammal of the family Macroscelididae and order Macroscelidea, having an elongated nose, large ears, and long hind legs
- Elephant tranquilizer
noun phrase angel dust (1960s+ Narcotics)
[yuh-lets; Russian yi-lyets] /yəˈlɛts; Russian yɪˈlyɛts/ noun 1. . [yuh-lets; Russian yi-lyets] /yəˈlɛts; Russian yɪˈlyɛts/ noun 1. a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, SE of Moscow.
[el-yoo-sin-ee-uh n] /ˌɛl yʊˈsɪn i ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to Eleusis or to the Eleusinian mysteries. noun 2. a native or inhabitant of Eleusis. adj. 1640s, “pertaining to Eleusis,” town outside Athens, site of the mystery associated with the cult of Demeter, goddess of harvests, and her daughter.