tichorrhine

noun
tichor·​rhine | \ ˈtīkəˌrīn, ˈtik- \
plural -s

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History and Etymology for tichorrhine

New Latin tichorhinus (specific epithet of the woolly rhinoceros Rhinoceros tichorhinus), from Greek teichos wall + New Latin -rhinus; from the vertical bony septum forming a supporting wall for the nose

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“Tichorrhine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tichorrhine. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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