Samotherium

noun Sam·o·the·ri·um \ ˌsaməˈthirēəm \

Definition of Samotherium

: a genus of extinct ungulates of the Miocene of Greece related to the giraffe but having a shorter neck and no median frontal knob

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Origin and Etymology of samotherium

New Latin, from Samos, island in the Aegean sea + -therium


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