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dinoceras

noun
  1. another name for a uintathere
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Word Origin

C19: New Latin, from Greek deinos fearful + keras horn
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Historical Examples

  • These were the migrant herds of the Dinoceras, just arrived at their new pasturage.

    In the Morning of Time

    Charles G. D. Roberts

  • The black herds of the Dinoceras he had used as the tools of his vengeance.

    In the Morning of Time

    Charles G. D. Roberts

  • It is quite clear, then, that we cannot place the Dinoceras in any order of living mammals.

    Extinct Monsters

    H. N. Hutchinson

  • The skull is singularly reminiscent of Dinoceras, with which this quite Artiodactyle genus has, of course, nothing to do.

  • The black herds of the Dinoceras stopped feeding all at once, and raised their vicious heads and stared.

    In the Morning of Time

    Charles G. D. Roberts