baluchitherium

n.

ancient mammal, Modern Latin, from Baluchi (see Baluchistan) + Greek therion "beast" (see fierce). So called because its fossils originally were found there.


Nearby words

  1. baluch,
  2. baluchi,
  3. baluchistan,
  4. baluchistan states,
  5. baluchithere,
  6. balun,
  7. baluster,
  8. baluster measure,
  9. baluster stem,
  10. balustrade

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