Hypohippus

noun
Hy·​po·​hip·​pus | \ -pəs \

Definition of Hypohippus

: a genus of extinct long-necked long-bodied short-limbed horses showing adaptations for life in forests and known from remains found in the Miocene of America and the Pliocene of China

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History and Etymology for Hypohippus

New Latin, from hypo- + -hippus

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“Hypohippus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hypohippus. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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