Aphelops

noun
Aph·​e·​lops | \ ˈafəˌläps \

Definition of Aphelops

: a genus of fossil rhinoceroses of very robust build and with very short legs found in the Miocene and Pliocene of America

History and Etymology for Aphelops

New Latin, from Greek aphelēs smooth + ōps face; from the absence of a horn

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“Aphelops.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aphelops. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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