taurelephas


taurelephas

taurelephās, antis, m. (ταυρελέφας), ein indisches stierartiges Tier, an Haut, Farbe u. Größe dem Elephanten ähnlich, Iul. Val. 3, 19 (17).


http://www.zeno.org/Georges-1913. 1806–1895.

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  • TAURELEPHAS — animal e boum genere, apud Philostorgium, qui, l. 3. quosdam se Romae vidisse, e Meridianis locis avectos, scribit: ταυρελέφαντας λεγομένους ὧν τὸ μὲν γενος τὰ μὲν ἄλλα πάντα βοῦς ἐςι μέγιςος, τὴν δὲ βύρσαν καὶ τὸ χρῶμα ἐλέφας, καὶ χεδὸν ἐιπεῖν… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale


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