Definición de rhinoceros en inglés:


Saltos de línea: rhi|noceros
Pronunciación: /rʌɪˈnɒs(ə)rəs

sustantivo (plural igual or rhinoceroses)

  • A large, heavily built plant-eating mammal with one or two horns on the nose and thick folded skin, native to Africa and southern Asia. All kinds have become endangered through hunting.
    • Family Rhinocerotidae: four genera and five species
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    • When the vessel was first discovered last year, it contained the leg bone of a tapir, a medium-size mammal related to both the horse and the rhinoceros.
    • Rabinowitz hoped to find remaining pockets of additional charismatic fauna - elephants, tigers, and rhinoceroses - and to set up a biological reserve to protect them, but he soon learned that these large mammals had disappeared.
    • O'Connell-Rodwell and her colleagues have also begun to study the nuances of elephant signals to distinguish them from the footsteps of rhinoceroses or lions.



Pronunciación: /rʌɪˌnɒsəˈrɒtɪk/


Middle English: via Latin from Greek rhinokerōs, from rhis, rhin- 'nose' + keras 'horn'.

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Pronunciación: kəːf
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