dinothere


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dinothere

(ˈdaɪnəˌθɪə)
n
(Palaeontology) any extinct late Tertiary elephant-like mammal of the genus Dinotherium (or Deinotherium), having a down-turned jaw with tusks curving downwards and backwards
[C19: from New Latin dinotherium, from Greek deinos fearful + thērion, diminutive of thēr beast]

di•no•there

(ˈdaɪ nəˌθɪər)

n.
any extinct elephantlike mammal of the Late Tertiary genus Deinotherium, having large, inward-curving, lower tusks.
[< New Latin Dinotherium (1829); see dino-, -there]