Paleotherium
Paleotherium Pa`le*o*the"ri*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. palaio`s ancient + qhri`on beast.] (Paleon.) An extinct genus of herbivorous Tertiary mammals, once supposed to have resembled the tapir in form, but now known to have had a more slender form, with a long neck like that of a llama. [Written also {Pal[ae]otherium}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • paléothérium — [ paleɔterjɔm ] n. m. • 1804; de paléo et du gr. thêrion « bête sauvage » ♦ Paléont. Mammifère fossile de l éocène. ● paléothérium nom masculin Mammifère périssodactyle fossile de l éocène et de l oligocène inférieur, à trois doigts fonctionnels… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • PALÉOTHÉRIUM — n. m. T. de Zoologie Genre de mammifères pachydermes fossiles …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • paléothérium — (pa lé o té ri om ) s. m. Genre de mammifères fossiles (pachydermes). ÉTYMOLOGIE    Du grec, ancien, et, animal …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Palaeotherium — Paleotherium Pa le*o*the ri*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. palaio s ancient + qhri on beast.] (Paleon.) An extinct genus of herbivorous Tertiary mammals, once supposed to have resembled the tapir in form, but now known to have had a more slender form, with …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paleoteriu — PALEOTÉRIU, paleoterii, s.m. Animal mamifer fosil, erbivor, din prima jumătate a erei terţiare, asemănător cu tapirul. [pr.: le o te riu] – Din fr. paléothérium. Trimis de valeriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  paleotériu s. m. (sil. le o ) [ riu… …   Dicționar Român

  • Badlands National Park — Infobox protected area | name = Badlands National Park iucn category = II caption = locator x = 113 locator y = 50 location = Jackson, Pennington, and Shannon counties, South Dakota, USA nearest city = Rapid City lat degrees = 43 lat minutes = 45 …   Wikipedia

  • -thérium — ⇒ THÉRIUM, élém. formant Élém. tiré du gr. « bête sauvage », entrant dans la constr. de termes appartenant au vocab. de la paléont. et désignant des mammifères fossiles. V. acérothérium, ancylothérium, anoplothérium (s.v. anoplothère),… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Paleothere — Pa le*o*there, n. [F. pal[ e]oth[ e]re.] (Paleon.) Any species of {Paleotherium}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paleotherian — Pa le*o*the ri*an, a. [F. pal[ e]oth[ e]rien.] (Paleon.) Of or pertaining to {Paleotherium}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paleotheroid — Pa le*o*the roid, [Paleothere + oid.] (Paleon.) Resembling Paleotherium. n. An animal resembling, or allied to, the paleothere. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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