Uintathere

/juːˈɪntəθɪə/

Origin

<New Latin Uintatherium (1872) a related genus, equivalent to Uinta Co., SW Wyoming, where fossils of the animal were found + Greek thēríon-there (Source: dictionary.com)

Late 19th century from modern Latin Uintatherium, from Uinta(h), the name of a mountain range in Utah, US (where remains were found), + Greek thērion ‘wild beast’. (Source: lexico.com)

Definitions of Uintathere

Uintathere

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.
  2. any of various extinct Tertiary rhinoceros-like mammals of North America, having six horny processes on the headAlso called: dinoceras

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Uintathere

noun

  1. An early hoofed mammal of the Eocene epoch, with a heavy body and a grotesque head with several bony hornlike swellings and long canine teeth.

lexico.com

Uintathere

noun

  1. : uintatherium sense 2

merriam-webster.com

Nearby words

Uigur , uilleann pipes , uillean pipes , uintaite , Uinta Mountains , Uisliu , Uisnech , UIT , uitlander , uitwaaien

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