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[Translation of Greek hippopotamos; see hippopotamus.]
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(Animals) an informal name for the hippopotamus
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|Noun||1.||river horse - massive thick-skinned herbivorous animal living in or around rivers of tropical Africa|
artiodactyl, artiodactyl mammal, even-toed ungulate - placental mammal having hooves with an even number of functional toes on each foot
genus Hippopotamus - type genus of the Hippopotamidae
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river horsen (fam) → ippopotamo
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