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rhi·no

 (rī′nō)
n. pl. rhi·nos Informal
A rhinoceros.

rhino

(ˈraɪnəʊ)
n, pl -nos or -no
(Animals) short for rhinoceros

rhino

(ˈraɪnəʊ)
n
Brit a slang word for money
[C17: of unknown origin]

rhi•no

(ˈraɪ noʊ)

n., pl. -nos, (esp. collectively) -no.
a rhinoceros.
[1880–85; by shortening]

rhino-

a combining form meaning “nose”: rhinology.
Also, esp. before a vowel,rhin-.
[< Greek rhīno-, comb. form of rhis (s. rhīn-)]

rhino

(ˈrainou) plural ˈrhinos
short for rhinoceros.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rhino - massive powerful herbivorous odd-toed ungulate of southeast Asia and Africa having very thick skin and one or two horns on the snoutrhino - massive powerful herbivorous odd-toed ungulate of southeast Asia and Africa having very thick skin and one or two horns on the snout
odd-toed ungulate, perissodactyl, perissodactyl mammal - placental mammals having hooves with an odd number of toes on each foot
Rhinoceros antiquitatis, woolly rhinoceros - extinct thick-haired species of Arctic regions
Ceratotherium simum, Diceros simus, white rhinoceros - large light-grey African rhinoceros having two horns; endangered; sometimes placed in genus Diceros
black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis - African rhino; in danger of extinction
Translations
nosorožec

rhino

[ˈraɪnəʊ] nrhinocéros m

rhino

[ˈraɪnəʊ] n (fam) → rinoceronte m
References in classic literature ?
They did, it is true, cut all the edible parts from the rhino and carry them home; but already they were pretty well weighted down with the spoils of the chase, and only the fact that they are particularly fond of rhino-meat caused them to do so.
The little rhino birds fluttered and circled about their giant ward.
The rhino, named Sudan, made headlines last year after it was dubbed "The Most Eligible Bachelor in the World" on the dating app Tinder as part of a campaign to spread awareness about rhinos and raise money to help protect them.
Reality struck that thousands of tourists who enjoyed the warmth and camaraderie exuded by the black rhino which exhibited rare humane attributes was no more.
There is no easy answer regarding the northern white rhino," Susie Ellis, of the International Rhino Foundation, told The Guardian.
Muscat: Omani Khanjar (dagger) makers are already using recycled materials after the government's ban on using rhino horn came into force, according to a number of people engaged in the industry.
AFolly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo has welcomed its third rare Eastern black rhino, four-year-old female Dakima.
Rhino and Armstrong Energy, a western Kentucky steam coal producer and subsidiary of St.
5 pounds] packed with suspected rhino horns,&nbsp;the Capital Security Newspaper reported.
With rhino poaching rampant in South Africa, conservationists and rhino owners are being forced to take drastic measures to minimize the risk to their charges.
The transience of the smoke we see today from the burning rhino horn reminds us of the fragility of the planets most imperiled species.
He's gaining in confidence with every passing day and helping us to raise more awareness of the terrible plight that his species is facing up to in the wild where, sadly, the Eastern black rhino is being illegally hunted to very edge of extinction.