Hipparion


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Hip`pa´ri`on


n.1.(Paleon.) An extinct genus of Tertiary mammals allied to the horse, but three-toed, having on each foot a small lateral hoof on each side of the main central one. It is believed to be one of the ancestral genera of the Horse family.
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Cormohipparion and Hipparion (Mammalia, Perissodactyla, Equidae) from the late Neogene of Florida.
Systematics and phylogeny of Hipparion, Neohipparion, Nannippus, and Cormohipparion (Mammalia, Equidae) from the Miocene and Pliocene of the New World.