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ba·lu·chi·ther·i·um

 (bə-lo͞o′chĭ-thîr′ē-əm)
n.
An indricotherium.

[New Latin Baluchithērium, former genus name : Baluchi(stan) + Greek thērion, wild beast; see treacle.]
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