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Uintatherium


U-inˊta-the′ri-um

,
Noun.
[NL., fr.
Uinta
, the Indian name of the region where the animals were discovered + Gr.
θηρίον
beast.]
(Paleon.)
An extinct genus of large Eocene ungulates allied to Dinoceras. This name is sometimes used for nearly all the known species of the group. See
Dinoceras
.

Definition 2021


Uintatherium

Uintatherium

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Proper noun

Uintatherium n

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Uintatheriidae. Extinct mammals resembling the rhinoceros.