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uintathere

[yoo-in-tuh-theer] /yuˈɪn təˌθɪər/
noun
1.
any hoofed North American mammal of the extinct genus Dinoceras, of the Eocene Epoch, having a massive body and three pairs of horns.
Origin
< Neo-Latin Uintatherium (1872) a related genus, equivalent to Uinta Co., SW Wyoming, where fossils of the animal were found + Greek thēríon -there
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uintathere

/juːˈɪntəˌθɪə/
noun
1.
any of various extinct Tertiary rhinoceros-like mammals of North America, having six horny processes on the head Also called dinoceras
Word Origin
from Uinta, a county in Wyoming + Greek thērion wild animal
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