Pliohippus

noun
Plio·​hip·​pus | \ ˌplīōˈhipəs \

Definition of Pliohippus

: a genus of extinct one-toed horses from the North American Pliocene having strongly hypsodont molar teeth

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History and Etymology for Pliohippus

New Latin, from pleio- + -hippus

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“Pliohippus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pliohippus. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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