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.

⇒ 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.


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