river horse

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noun

a hippopotamus.

Nearby words

  1. river bugging,
  2. river carpsucker,
  3. river edge,
  4. river forest,
  5. river grove,
  6. river otter,
  7. river red gum,
  8. river rouge,
  9. rivera,
  10. rivera, diego

Origin of river horse

First recorded in 1595–1605

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British Dictionary definitions for river horse

river horse

noun

an informal name for the hippopotamus
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