Arsinoitherium

noun
Ar·​si·​noi·​the·​ri·​um | \ ˌärsəˌnȯiˈthirēəm \

Definition of Arsinoitherium

: a genus of extinct mammals (order Embrithopoda) of the Oligocene of Egypt having limbs resembling those of the elephant and a pair of large horns

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History and Etymology for Arsinoitherium

New Latin, irregular from Arsinoë II †271 b.c. queen of Egypt + New Latin -therium

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“Arsinoitherium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Arsinoitherium. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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