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.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
- Family Rhinocerotidae: four genera and five species
- 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.
Middle English: via Latin from Greek rhinokerōs, from rhis, rhin- 'nose' + keras 'horn'.
Más definiciones de rhinocerosDefinición de rhinoceros en:
- el diccionario Inglés de EE.UU.