hippopotami exist in the Lokalueje, so it may be inferred to be perennial, as the inhabitants asserted.
hippopotami lay snorting unconcernedly in a stream that was crossed.
The rivers abound in hippopotami and crocodiles, the forests in antelope and buffaloes, elephants, lions and wild birds.
There were six rivers to cross, full (says Isaaco) of alligators and hippopotami.
There are hippopotami further down the river on its way to the Loendi.
His thief object was to find a country frequented by hippopotami and giraffes.
The Choma river was reached, abounding in hippopotami and crocodiles.
They seemed in no way afraid of the hippopotami, which they kept watching as they swam by.
hippopotami procured from Northern Africa were not uncommon in the Roman spectacles.
In the river and lake, too, there is an immense number of hippopotami and crocodiles.
1560s, from Late Latin hippopotamus, from Greek hippopotamus "riverhorse" (earlier ho hippos ho potamios "the horse of the river"), from hippos "horse" (see equine) + potamos "river, rushing water" (see potamo-). Replaced Middle English ypotame (c.1300), which is from the same source but via Old French. Glossed in Old English as sæhengest.
Ypotamos comen flyngynge. ... Grete bestes and griselich ["Kyng Alisaunder," c.1300]