Pliohippus Pli`o*hip"pus, n. [NL., fr. E. pliocene + Gr. ? horse.] (Paleon.) An extinct genus of horses from the Pliocene deposits. Each foot had a single toe (or hoof), as in the common horse. [1913 Webster]

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