rhinocerot

rhinocerot
noun /raɪˈnɒsərɒt/

, 1607: Antoninus Pius the Emperor, did give many gifts unto the people, amongst which were both Tigers and Rhinocerots, (saith Iulius Capitalinus in his life). The Historie of Foure-footed Beastes, Edward Topsell tr. Conrad Gesner, Historiae Animalium de Quadrupedibus viviparis (1551), in The Book of Naturalists, William Beebe ed. (Knopf, 1988, p. 32)


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  • rhinocéros — [ rinɔserɔs ] n. m. • 1549; rhinocerons h. 1288; du gr. rhinokerôs, de rhinos « nez » et keras « corne » ♦ Mammifère ongulé herbivore (périssodactyles) de grande taille, au corps massif, à la peau épaisse et rugueuse, dont les membres se… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • rhinoceros — noun (plural noceroses; also noceros or rhinoceri) Etymology: Middle English rinoceros, from Anglo French, from Latin rhinocerot , rhinoceros, from Greek rhinokerōt , rhinokerōs, from rhin + keras horn more at horn Date: 14th century any of a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • rhinocerotic — (|)rī|näsə|räd.ik adjective Etymology: Late Latin rhinoceroticus, from Latin rhinocerot , rhinoceros + icus ic : of, relating to, or resembling a rhinoceros …   Useful english dictionary

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  • rhinocerotine — rīˈnäsərəˌtīn adjective Etymology: Latin rhinocerot , rhinoceros + English ine : rhinocerotic …   Useful english dictionary

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