Definition of Moeritherium in English:
A pig-like mammal of the late Eocene and Oligocene epochs, related to modern elephants.
- 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:
- US English dictionary
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