noun, plural rhi·nos, (especially collectively) rhi·no.
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Definition for rhino (2 of 3)
noun Chiefly British Slang.
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Definition for rhino (3 of 3)
Origin of rhino-
WORDS THAT USE RHINO-
What does rhino- mean?
Examples of rhino-
But do you know why it’s called a rhinoceros? Because of its distinctive horn (or horns) on its snout! Rhinoceros comes from the Greek rhīnókerōs, with rhīno- meaning “nose” and -kerōs meaning “horned.” So, rhinoceros literally translates to “nose-horned.”
Looking for a fancy word for a runny nose? Try rhinorrhea, “an excessive discharge of mucus from the nose.”
What are some words that use the combining form rhino-?
What are some other forms that rhino- may be commonly confused with?