Miohippus - definition of Miohippus by The Free Dictionary
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|n.||1.||(Paleon.) An extinct Miocene mammal of the Horse family, closely related to the genus Anhithecrium, and having three usable hoofs on each foot.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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, and Merychippus are extinct horse species that date fifteen to thirty million years ago, spanning over three time periods in North America.
A fossil of Miohippus
(little horse) was found at site H.