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dinothere

[dahy-nuh-theer] /ˈdaɪ nəˌθɪər/
noun
1.
any elephantlike mammal of the extinct genus Dinotherium, from the later Tertiary Period of Europe and Asia, having large, outwardly curving tusks.
Also, dinotherium
[dahy-nuh-theer-ee-uh m] /ˌdaɪ nəˈθɪər i əm/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
< Neo-Latin Dinotherium (1829); see dino-, -there
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dinothere

/ˈdaɪnəˌθɪə/
noun
1.
any extinct late Tertiary elephant-like mammal of the genus Dinotherium (or Deinotherium), having a down-turned jaw with tusks curving downwards and backwards
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin dinotherium, from Greek deinos fearful + thērion, diminutive of thēr beast
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