rhino

noun (1)
rhi·​no | \ ˈrī-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce rhino (audio) \

Definition of rhino

 (Entry 1 of 2)

informal
: money, cash

rhino

noun (2)
plural rhinos also rhino

Definition of rhino (Entry 2 of 2)

First Known Use of rhino

Noun (1)

circa 1628, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1870, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rhino

Noun (1)

origin unknown

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The first known use of rhino was circa 1628

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“Rhino.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhino. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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rhino

noun
rhi·​no | \ ˈrī-nō How to pronounce rhino (audio) \
plural rhino or rhinos

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