Merycopotamus

noun Mer·yc·o·pot·a·mus \ -kōˈpätəməs \

Definition of Merycopotamus

: a genus of Asiatic Pliocene and Pleistocene artiodactyls related to the genus Anthracotherium and sometimes made the type of a distinct family

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Origin and Etymology of merycopotamus

New Latin, from Greek mērykasthai + New Latin -o- + potamos river


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