Rhinocerotidae

plural noun
Rhi·​noc·​er·​oti·​dae | \ (ˌ)rīˌnäsəˈrätəˌdē, -ˈrōt- \

Definition of Rhinocerotidae

: a family of mammals that contains all the true rhinoceroses and that is often considered to constitute together with extinct related forms a distinct superfamily of Perissodactyla

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History and Etymology for Rhinocerotidae

New Latin, from Rhinocerot-, Rhinoceros, type genus + -idae

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“Rhinocerotidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhinocerotidae. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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