Definition of eohippus in English:

eohippus

Line breaks: eo|hip¦pus
Pronunciation: /ˌiːəʊˈhɪpəs
 
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noun (plural eohippuses)

former term for hyracotherium.
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  • ‘We suspect that an intermediate version of the horse between eohippus and equus probably did exist, and that fossils of these intermediates probably do, in fact, exist.’

Origin

late 19th century: from Greek ēōs 'dawn' + hippos 'horse'.

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