browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
dinoceras

more about dinoceras

dinoceras


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dinoceras  \Di*noc"e*ras\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  terrible  +  ?,  ?, 
  horn.]  (Paleon.) 
  A  genus  of  large  extinct  Eocene  mammals  from  Wyoming;  -- 
  called  also  {Uintatherium}.  See  Illustration  in  Appendix. 
 
  Note:  They  were  herbivorous,  and  remarkable  for  three  pairs 
  of  hornlike  protuberances  on  the  skull.  The  males  were 
  armed  with  a  pair  of  powerful  canine  tusks. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dinoceras 
  n  :  a  variety  of  dinocerate  [syn:  {uintathere}] 




more about dinoceras