any of several large, thick-skinned, perissodactyl mammals of the family Rhinocerotidae, of Africa and India, having one or two upright horns on the snout: all rhinoceroses are endangered.
Douay Bible. unicorn (def. 4).
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How to use rhinoceros in a sentence
Astonishingly, bats turn out to be more closely related to cows, horses, and even rhinoceroses than they are to us.Evolutionary Tree of Life: DNA Analysis Is Showing How We Got So Much Wrong | Matthew Wills | July 10, 2022 | Singularity Hub
Thundering across Europe and Asia, some 30 million years ago, it looked a bit like a cross between a giant rhinoceros and a huge horse.
Research has indicated that some mammals — such as rhinoceroses, lemurs and dolphins — might accumulate iron, which can be toxic in larger quantities.Great Balls Of Fire: How Heating Up Testicles With Nanoparticles Might One Day Be A Form Of Male Birth Control | LGBTQ-Editor | January 10, 2022 | No Straight News
The narrator agrees to find someone new to search for and settles on a rhinoceros named Jane.
Neanderthals were skilled, versatile hunters, exploiting everything from rabbits to rhinoceroses and woolly mammoths.Would We Still See Ourselves as ‘Human’ if Other Hominin Species Hadn’t Gone Extinct? | Nicholas R. Longrich | October 21, 2021 | Singularity Hub
It surpasses the paintings of horses and rhinoceros from the Chauvet Cave in France by 400 years.
South Africa is the most dangerous place in the world to be a rhinoceros.
This left them, in the end, with “rhinoceros” and “anthropoid.”
In and among the rest he inserted the words “rhinoceros” and “anthropoid.”
The rhinoceros, again looking pretty aimless and beaten down, was made—beautifully—of papier mache.
Even the gruff, grumpy, unsociable rhinoceros amiably allowed him to stroke its head with his trunk.
Among other things, the rhinoceros was knocked so heavily against the bars of his crib that they began to give way.
If this passenger was easy-going and polite, the rhinoceros, which came next, was very much the reverse.
That minute a tall tree fell in front of us and the raging rhinoceros went by.Kari the Elephant | Dhan Gopal Mukerji
After they had passed, a lull fell on the scene, which was soon broken by the grunt and snort of a rhinoceros.Kari the Elephant | Dhan Gopal Mukerji
British Dictionary definitions for rhinoceros
any of several perissodactyl mammals constituting the family Rhinocerotidae of SE Asia and Africa and having either one horn on the nose, like the Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis), or two horns, like the African white rhinoceros (Diceros simus) They have a very thick skin, massive body, and three digits on each foot
- rhinocerotic (ˌraɪnəʊsɪˈrɒtɪk), adjective
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