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Meaning of RHINO

Pronunciation:  'rInow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  massive powerful herbivorous odd-toed ungulate of southeast Asia and Africa having very thick skin and one or two horns on the snout
 

RHINO is a 5 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: rhinoceros
 
 See Also: black rhinoceros, Ceratotherium simum, Diceros bicornis, Diceros simus, family Rhinocerotidae, Indian rhinoceros, odd-toed ungulate, perissodactyl, perissodactyl mammal, Rhinoceros antiquitatis, rhinoceros family, Rhinoceros unicornis, Rhinocerotidae, white rhinoceros, woolly rhinoceros

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Rhi*no\, n. [Etymol. uncertain.]
    Gold and silver, or money. [Cant] --W. Wagstaffe.
    
          As long as the rhino lasted.             --Marryat.
    
    
  2. \Rhi"no-\
    A combining form from Greek ??, ???, the nose, as in
    rhinolith, rhinology.
    
    
 

 

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