Hyrachyus

noun Hy·rach·y·us \hīˈrakēəs\

Definition of Hyrachyus

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Hyrachyidae) of primitive perissodactyl ungulates related to the rhinoceroses and common in the North American Eocene

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Origin and Etymology of hyrachyus

New Latin, from Hyrac-, Hyrax, genus of ungulates + -hyus (from Greek hy-, hys hog, swine) — more at sow (female hog)


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