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Oxford dictionary definition of the word elephant:
noun (plural same or elephants)
1a very large plant-eating mammal with a prehensile trunk, long curved ivory tusks, and large ears, native to Africa and southern Asia. It is the largest living land animal.
Family Elephantidae, order Proboscidea: two species. See African elephant, Indian elephant
2a size of paper, typically 28 × 23 inches (approximately 711 × 584 mm).
the elephant in the room
a major problem or controversial issue which is obviously present but is avoided as a subject for discussion:
they’ve steadfastly ignored the elephant in the room: the ever-growing debt burden on graduates
Middle English: from Old French elefant, via Latin from Greek elephas, elephant- ‘ivory, elephant’