olifant

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old French

Noun[edit]

olifant (plural olifants)

  1. (obsolete) An elephant.
  2. (historical) An ancient horn, made of ivory.

Translations[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for olifant in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch olifant, from Middle Dutch olifant, from Old French olifant, from Latin elephantus, from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās).

Noun[edit]

olifant (plural olifante)

  1. elephant

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch olifant, from Old French olifant, from Latin elephantus, from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈoː.liˌfɑnt/
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  • Hyphenation: oli‧fant

Noun[edit]

olifant m (plural olifanten, diminutive olifantje n)

  1. elephant

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Middle English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French olifan

Noun[edit]

olifant (plural olifants)

  1. elephant
  2. ivory
  3. elephant tusk
  4. musical instrument made of elephant tusks
  5. musical instrument resembling elephant tusks

Descendants[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Noun[edit]

olifant

  1. oliphaunt

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Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

olifant m (oblique plural olifanz or olifantz, nominative singular olifanz or olifantz, nominative plural olifant)

  1. Alternative form of olifan

Vilamovian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

olifant m (plural olifanta)

  1. elephant