/ (ˌnəʊtəʊˈθɪərɪəm) /
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an extinct Pleistocene rhinoceros-sized marsupial of the genus Nototherium, related to the wombats
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Word Origin for nototherium
C19: New Latin, from Greek notos south (referring to their discovery in the S hemisphere) + thērion beast
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Example sentences from the Web for nototherium
You—you are the man who denied the existence of the nototherium, of the marsupial lion, in pleistocene deposits!Astounding Stories of Super-Science January 1930|Victor Rousseau