1. [ noun ] (biology,botany) in some classifications included in the genus Martynia and hence the two taxonomic names for some of the unicorn plants
Synonyms: genus_Proboscidea
Related terms: plant_genus Pedaliaceae sand_devil's_claw sweet_unicorn_plant common_unicorn_plant
2. [ noun ] (biology,zoology) an order of animals including elephants and mammoths
Synonyms: order_Proboscidea
Related terms: animal_order Eutheria Elephantidae Mammutidae Gomphotheriidae proboscidean
Similar spelling:   proboscidean