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also di·no·ther·i·um  (dī′nə-thîr′ē-əm)
Any of various extinct elephantlike mammals of the genus Deinotherium that existed during the Miocene, Pliocene, and Pleistocene Epochs.

[New Latin Dīnothērium, genus name : Greek deinos, monstrous + Greek thērion, wild beast; see treacle.]


(ˌdaɪnəˈθiːrɪəm) or


n, pl -theria (-ˈθiːrɪə) or -theres
any member of the genus Deinotherium, consisting of mammals resembling elephants that existed during the Miocene, Pliocene, and Pleistocene epochs
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After this third bioevents the rhinocerotoids, anthracotherids, proboscideans, carnivores, chalicotheres, deinotheres, bovids, suids, Creodonta, ruminantia, amynodontiae, and crocodilians were found in the Indo-Pakistan subcontinent.
Wooded conditions may point towards the browsing nature of the mammalian fauna of that age that includes Deinotheres and Listriodonts (Agusti et al.
The non-hominid fossil assemblage includes animals such as monkeys, horses, large and small carnivores, a variety of antelopes multiple species of pigs, giraffes, rhinoceros, elephants, and deinotheres.