Dinoceras
Dinoceras Di*noc"e*ras, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? terrible + ?, ?, horn.] (Paleon.) A genus of large extinct Eocene mammals from Wyoming; -- called also {{Uintatherium}}. See Illustration in Appendix. [1913 Webster]

Note: They were herbivorous, and remarkable for three pairs of hornlike protuberances on the skull. The males were armed with a pair of powerful canine tusks. [1913 Webster]


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  • dinoceras — DINOCÉRAS, dinoceraşi, s.m. Mamifer fosil asemănător cu rinocerul, cu caninii foarte dezvoltaţi. – Din fr. dinocéras. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  dinocéras s. m., pl. dinocéraşi Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • dinoceras — /daɪˈnɒsərəs/ (say duy nosuhruhs) noun any member of an extinct genus, Dinoceras, comprising the huge horned ungulate mammals of the Eocene of North America; uintatherium. {New Latin, from dino dino + Greek keras horn} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Dinoceras — ► PALEONTOLOGÍA Gén. de mamíferos ungulados que vivieron durante el Eoceno …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • dinoceras — di·noc·er·as …   English syllables

  • dinoceras — noun a variety of dinocerate • Syn: ↑uintathere • Hypernyms: ↑dinocerate • Member Holonyms: ↑Uintatherium, ↑genus Uintatherium …   Useful english dictionary

  • Uintatherium — Dinoceras Di*noc e*ras, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? terrible + ?, ?, horn.] (Paleon.) A genus of large extinct Eocene mammals from Wyoming; called also {{Uintatherium}}. See Illustration in Appendix. [1913 Webster] Note: They were herbivorous, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Диноцерас — (Dinoceras mirabile Marsh) ископаемое оригинальное млекопитающее в эоцене (см.) Сев. Америки. Массивнее индийского слона, с короткими пятипал. конечностями; удлиненный череп с 3 пар. костяных возвышений, с малой мозговой полостью; верхние клыки… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Uintatherium —   Uintatherium …   Wikipedia Español

  • Uintatheriidae —   Uintatheriidae Rango temporal: Paleoceno Superior Eoceno Medio …   Wikipedia Español

  • Uintatherium — U*in ta*the ri*um, n. [NL., fr. Uinta, the Indian name of the region where the animals were discovered + Gr. qhri on beast.] (Paleon.) An extinct genus of large Eocene ungulates allied to Dinoceras. This name is sometimes used for nearly all the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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