hippopotamus

[n] - massive thick-skinned herbivorous animal living in or around rivers of tropical Africa
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Hippopotamus

Hip`po·pot'a·mus noun ; plural English Hippopotamuses , Latin Hippopotami . [ Latin , from Greek ...; 'i`ppos horse + ... river. Confer Equine .] (Zoology) A large, amphibious, herbivorous mammal ( Hippopotamus amphibius ), common in the rivers of...
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hippopotamus

Origin: L, from Gr.; horse + river. Cf. Equine. ... <zoology> A large, amphibious, herbivorous mammal (Hippopotamus amphibius), common in the rivers of Africa. It is allied to the hogs, and has a very thick, naked skin, a thick and square head, a very large muzzle, small eyes and ears, thick and heavy body, and short legs. It is supposed to b...
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hippopotamus

hippo noun massive thick-skinned herbivorous animal living in or around rivers of tropical Africa
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Hippopotamus

• (n.) A large, amphibious, herbivorous mammal (Hippopotamus amphibius), common in the rivers of Africa. It is allied to the hogs, and has a very thick, naked skin, a thick and square head, a very large muzzle, small eyes and ears, thick and heavy body, and short legs. It is supposed to be the behemoth of the Bible. Called also zeekoe, and riv...
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hippopotamus

amphibious African ungulate mammal, the second largest land animal (after the elephant).[4 related articles]
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hippopotamus

hippopotamus A pachydermatous quadruped, the African river-horse. 2. Hippopotamus amphibius, a very large beast with a thick heavy hairless body, large muzzle and tusks, and short legs, inhabiting manyh African rivers, lakes, and estuaries.
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hippopotamus

hippopotamus, herbivorous, river-living mammal of tropical Africa. The large hippopotamus, Hippopotamus amphibius, has a short-legged, broad body with a tough gray or brown hide. The male stands about 5 ft (160 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs about 5 tons (4,500 kg); the female is slightly small...
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Hippopotamus

Hippopotamus (also known as Behemoth) is the popular name of the two remaining species of herbivorous ungulate mammal of the family Hippopotamidae now only found in Africa, but formally found across Britain, Europe and Asia.
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hippopotamus

Click images to enlargeLarge herbivorous, short-legged, even-toed hoofed mammal. The common hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) is found in Africa. It weighs up to 3,200 kg/7,040 lb, stands about 1.6 m/5.25 ft tall, and has a brown or slate-grey skin. It is an endangered species. (...
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Hippopotamus

[genus] Hippopotamus is the name of a genus consisting of one extant species, Hippopotamus amphibius, also known as the Hippopotamus, and several extinct species. It belongs to the family Hippopotamidae, which also includes the Pygmy Hippopotamus (Choeropsis liberiensis) and a number of extinct genera. The species of the genus Hippopotamus ...
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Hippopotamus

The hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius), or hippo, is a large, mostly herbivorous mammal in sub-Saharan Africa, and one of only two extant species in the family Hippopotamidae (the other is the pygmy hippopotamus). The name comes from the ancient Greek for `river horse` (ἱπποπόταμος). After the elephant and rhinoceros, the hippopot.....
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Hippopotamus

[restaurant] Hippopotamus is a chain of grill restaurants primarily located in France, with a hippopotamus as its logo, owned by Groupe Flo. It is open daily from 11:00am to 1:00am. As of November 2013, it has 170 locations. It also has locations in Ivory Coast, Morocco, Algeria, Portugal, United Arab Emirates, Russia, Thailand, and Tunisia...
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