dawn horse
noun Date: 1930 eohippus

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dawn horse — eohippus eo*hip pus ([=e] [ o]*h[i^]p p[u^]s), n. [Gr. hw s dawn + ipposhorse.] an extinct primitive dog sized 4 toed Eocene mammal, the earliest horse known in the line of descent of the modern horse. It is classed in the extinct genus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dawn horse — eohippus. [1200 50] * * * ▪ fossil equine  extinct group of horses (horse) that flourished in North America and Europe during the early part of the Eocene Epoch (55.8–33.9 million years ago). Even though these animals are more commonly known as… …   Universalium

  • dawn horse — noun earliest horse; extinct primitive dog sized four toed Eocene animal • Syn: ↑eohippus • Hypernyms: ↑horse, ↑Equus caballus • Member Holonyms: ↑Hyracotherium, ↑genus Hyracotherium * * * eohippus …   Useful english dictionary

  • dawn-horse — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: translation of New Latin Eohippus : a member of the genus Eohippus …   Useful english dictionary

  • horse — horseless, adj. horselike, adj. /hawrs/, n., pl. horses, (esp. collectively) horse, v., horsed, horsing, adj. n. 1. a large, solid hoofed, herbivorous quadruped, Equus caballus, domesticated since prehistoric times, bred in a number of varieties …   Universalium

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