Deinotherium

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Deinotherium (Paleon) See Dinotherium.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n deinotherium See Dinotherium.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Deinotherium dī-no-thē′ri-um = Dinotherium.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

DEINOTHERIUM, n. An extinct pachyderm that flourished when the Pterodactyl was in fashion.
"The Devil's Dictionary" by Ambrose Bierce
We meet in this period animals of the elephant kind, two species, the mastodon and deinotherium.
"The Prehistoric World" by E. A. Allen
Like the faluns of Touraine, they contain the Deinotherium and Mastodon.
"A Manual of Elementary Geology" by Charles Lyell
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