uintathere

uintathere

[yoo-in-tuh-theer]
noun
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)
 
n
Also called: dinoceras any of various extinct Tertiary rhinoceros-like mammals of North America, having six horny processes on the head
 
[from Uinta, a county in Wyoming + Greek thērion wild animal]

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