noun An·op·lo·the·ri·um \-ˈthirēəm\

Definition of Anoplotherium

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of anoplotherium

New Latin, from anopl- + -therium

First Known Use: 1809

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