Definición de brontothere en inglés:

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brontothere

Pronunciación: /ˈbrɒntəʊθɪə/

sustantivo

A large ungulate mammal of the Eocene epoch with a horn-like bony growth on the nose.
  • Family Brontotheriidae, order Perissodactyla.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He is particularly associated with work on the giant brontotheres, and he proposed a theory to account for their evolution and extinction.
  • While brontotheres probably are most closely related to horses, they looked more like rhinoceroses.
  • In this context, the evolution of brontothere horns has fascinated paleontologists for more than a century.

Origen

Modern Latin, from Greek brontē 'thunder' + thērion 'wild beast'.

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Saltos de línea: bronto|there

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