Tichorrhine Tich"or*rhine, n. [Gr. ? a wall + ?, ?, the nose.] (Paleon.) A fossil rhinoceros with a vertical bony medial septum supporting the nose; the hairy rhinoceros. [1913 Webster]

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  • tichorrhine — ˈtīkəˌrīn, ˈtik noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin tichorhinus (specific epithet of the woolly rhinoceros Rhinoceros tichorhinus), from Greek teichos wall + New Latin rhinus; from the vertical bony septum forming a supporting wall for the nose :… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tichorrhine — tichor·rhine …   English syllables

  • tichorrhine —   n. woolly rhinoceros …   Dictionary of difficult words

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