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dinoceras

Definition:

a variety of dinocerate

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

dinocerases

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

uintathere

Etymology:

New Latin, from Greek deinos fearful + keras horn
(Source: Collins Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Uintatherium | Dinoceras [Marsh, 1872, synonym]

an extinct genus of herbivorous mammal that lived during the Eocene epoch; two species are currently recognized, U. anceps from the United States during the Early to Middle Eocene, and U. insperatus of Middle to Late Eocene China. With a length of... (42 of 678 words, 4 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Uintatherium

Collins Dictionary:

uintathere | dinoceras [synonym]

any of various extinct Tertiary rhinoceros-like mammals of North America, having six horny processes on the head (17 of 208 words, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/uintathere

Oxford Dictionary:

uintathere

an early fossil hoofed mammal of the Eocene epoch, with a heavy rhinoceros-like body and a grotesque head with several bony horn-like swellings and ... (24 of 65 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/uintathere

Random House Dictionary:

uintathere

any hoofed North American mammal of the extinct genus "Dinoceras", of the Eocene Epoch, having a massive body and three pairs of horns. (23 of 28 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/uintathere

Britannica Encyclopedia:

Uintatherium [paleontology]

extinct genus of large, hoofed mammals found as fossils in North America and Asia in terrestrial deposits that date from the middle of the Eocene ... (25 of 116 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/612818​/Uintatherium

Wiktionary:

Uintatherium

A taxonomic genus within the family Uintatheriidae. Extinct mammals resembling the rhinoceros. (12 of 14 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Uintatherium

Etymology reference

Collins Dictionary:

dinoceras

First use: 19th century

Origin: New Latin, from Greek deinos fearful + keras horn

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/dinoceras

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

dinoceras

Audio: British English pronunciation of "dinoceras"

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the Free Dictionary:

dinoceras

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "dinoceras"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "dinoceras"

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