Rhinocerotidae


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Related to Rhinocerotidae: rhinoceros
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Noun1.Rhinocerotidae - rhinocerosesRhinocerotidae - rhinoceroses        
mammal family - a family of mammals
order Perissodactyla, Perissodactyla - nonruminant ungulates: horses; tapirs; rhinoceros; extinct forms
rhino, rhinoceros - massive powerful herbivorous odd-toed ungulate of southeast Asia and Africa having very thick skin and one or two horns on the snout
genus Rhinoceros - type genus of the Rhinocerotidae
Diceros, genus Diceros - most common species in Africa
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Baluchitherium, extinct primitive rhinoceros belonging to the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebra, class Mammalia, order Perissodactyla, family Rhinocerotidae and genus Baluchitherium of the Oligocene (about 20 to 30 million years ago) age.
He is intently concentrating and reading aloud a rather curious entry in the dictionary: "rhinoceros--any of certain large, powerful, thick-skinned, perissodactyl mammals of the family rhinocerotidae.