mastodon mastodon  /ˈmæ stə ˌdɔn/


  • (n) extinct elephant-like mammal that flourished worldwide from Miocene through Pleistocene times; differ from mammoths in the form of the molar teeth


  1. There are many personal-finance software packages that help people track their money, including the industry mastodon, Intuit's Quicken, which dwarfs Mint with 15 million users.
  2. Until lately the mastodon was generally thought to have died about 20,000 years ago.
  3. The graves, discovered two feet deep in cultivated fields, were in an area of Mason County, near May's Lick, where mastodon bones were once found.


  • Gardeners dig up meteorite in Williams

    WILLIAMS — Curious things tend to turn up in Williams. First, it was a prehistoric mastodon jaw. Now, it’s an even older specimen — a meteorite, sent spiraling to ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Bedford Times-Mail

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  1. "The executive branch of this government is a mastodon frozen in time and about as responsive," Schwarzenegger said. "This is not the fault of our public servants, but of the system."
    on Jan 2, 2004 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source: CBS News

  2. "I questioned it at first and was kind of intimidated," Kasher tells "Like, why would we play a metal show? But I kind of like the idea of where they're going with it. I met one of the Mastodon members and he was pretty...
    on Apr 30, 2007 By: Tim Kasher Source: Billboard

  3. "Mastodon did an acoustic song, minus the drummer," Canty says. "It is amazing. Their records are totally impressive, but when you hear them play the songs on acoustic guitars, you realize how interesting their music is. Black Lips played and...
    on Aug 31, 2007 By: Brendan Canty Source: Billboard

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