type genus of the Uintatheriidae; extinct large herbivorous ungulates somewhat resembling elephants; from the Eocene in Wyoming
Syn: ↑genus Uintatherium
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Uintatheriidae, ↑family Uintatheriidae
Member Meronyms: ↑dinoceras, ↑uintathere

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