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Definition of Hippopotamus
HippopotamusHippopotamus Hip`po*pot"a*mus, n.; pl. E. Hippopotamuses, L.
Hippopotami. [L., from Gr.?; "i`ppos horse + ? river. Cf.
A large, amphibious, herbivorous mammal (Hippopotamus
amphibius), common in the rivers of Africa. It is allied to
the hogs, and has a very thick, naked skin, a thick and
square head, a very large muzzle, small eyes and ears, thick
and heavy body, and short legs. It is supposed to be the
behemoth of the Bible. Called also zeekoe, and river
horse. A smaller species (H. Liberiencis) inhabits Western
Meaning of Hippopotamus from wikipedia
- The common hippopotamus
(/ˌhɪpəˈpɒtəməs/ HIP-ə-POT-ə-məs; Hippopotamus
amphibius), or hippo, is a large, mostly
herbivorous, semiaquatic mammal
- The pygmy hippopotamus
liberiensis) is a small hippopotamid which
to the forests
of West Africa...
- Several species
of Malagasy hippopotamus
as Malagasy dwarf hippopotamus
, Malagasy pygmy hippopotamus
or Madagascan instead
of Malagasy) lived...
- The Hippopotamus
(1994) is a comic novel
in part as an epistolary
novel, it is largely narrated
by the main character Edward
- A Hippopotamus
is a large, mostly herbivorous African
may also refer
(album), a 2017 album...
creutzburgi, Cretan dwarf hippopotamus
- "I Want a Hippopotamus
for Christmas" is a Christmas novelty
by John Rox (1902–1957) and performed
by ****la Peevey
old at the time)...
- the family
Hippopotamidae; for the main article
on hippos, see Hippopotamus Hippopotamuses
are stout, naked-skinned, and amphibious artiodactyl
is a chain
of grill restaurants primarily located
in France, with a hippopotamus
as its logo, owned
Flo. It is open daily
antiquus, sometimes called
the European hippopotamus
, was a species
that ranged across
Europe, becoming extinct
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