An·​op·​lo·​the·​ri·​um | \ -ˈthirēəm \

Definition of Anoplotherium

: a genus of hornless artiodactyl mammals with a long tail and weak canine teeth that is the type of a family (Anoplotheriidae) of the lower Oligocene of Europe

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First Known Use of Anoplotherium

1809, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Anoplotherium

New Latin, from anopl- + -therium

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“Anoplotherium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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