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Definition of Dinothere

Dinothere Di"no*there, Dinotherium Di`no*the"ri*um, n. [NL. dinotherium, fr. Gr. ? terrible + ? beast.] (Paleon.) A large extinct proboscidean mammal from the miocene beds of Europe and Asia. It is remarkable fora pair of tusks directed downward from the decurved apex of the lower jaw.

Meaning of Dinothere from wikipedia

- Deinotherium ("terrible beast" derived from the Ancient Gr**** δεινός, deinos meaning "terrible" and θηρίον, therion meaning "beast") was a large prehistoric...