Paleotherium

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Paleotherium (Paleon) An extinct genus of herbivorous Tertiary mammals, once supposed to have resembled the tapir in form, but now known to have had a more slender form, with a long neck like that of a llama.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. palaio`s ancient + qhri`on beast