Paleotherium : Definition


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Definitions of Paleotherium

Pronunciation : Pa`le*o*the"ri*um
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [NL., fr. Gr. (Paleon.)
Definition : Defn: An extinct genus of herbivorous Tertiary mammals, once supposed to have resembled the tapir in form, but now known to have had a more slender form, with a long neck like that of a llama. [Written also Pal├Žotherium.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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