: a genus (the type of the family Agriochoeridae) of extinct Oligocene artiodactyl mammals of North America that resemble pigs and have four-toed clawed feet see oreodont

Word History


New Latin, from agrio- + -choerus

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Agriochoerus was in 1873

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“Agriochoerus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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