genus Hippopotamus

noun
type genus of the Hippopotamidae
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Hippopotamidae, ↑family Hippopotamidae
Member Meronyms: ↑hippopotamus, ↑hippo, ↑river horse, ↑Hippopotamus amphibius

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