A pig-like mammal of the late Eocene and Oligocene epochs, related to modern elephants.
More example sentences
- Not much bigger than moeritherium, phiomia did have the beginnings of a trunk and tusks on its lower jaw.
- The moeritherium belonged to the Eocene period, and was the ancestor of the elephant, an animal whose grotesque features were rendered commonplace only by familiarity.
Definition of Moeritherium in:
- The US English dictionary