Di"no*there (?), Di`no*the"ri*um (?), n. [NL. dinotherium, fr. Gr. terrible + beast.] Paleon.

A large extinct proboscidean mammal from the miocene beds of Europe and Asia. It is remarkable fora pair of tusks directed downward from the decurved apex of the lower jaw.

 

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