Aphelops

noun Aph·e·lops \ˈafəˌläps\

Definition of Aphelops

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

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Origin and Etymology of aphelops

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


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