genus Mesohippus

noun
a genus of Equidae
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Equidae, ↑family Equidae
Member Meronyms: ↑mesohippus

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  • Equidae — noun horses; asses; zebras; extinct animals • Syn: ↑family Equidae • Hypernyms: ↑mammal family • Member Holonyms: ↑Perissodactyla, ↑order Perissodactyla • …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Equidae — noun horses; asses; zebras; extinct animals • Syn: ↑Equidae • Hypernyms: ↑mammal family • Member Holonyms: ↑Perissodactyla, ↑order Perissodactyla • Member Merony …   Useful english dictionary

  • Miohippus — ▪ extinct horses   genus of extinct horses (horse) that originated in North America during the Late Eocene Epoch (37.2–33.9 million years ago). Miohippus evolved from the earlier genus Mesohippus; however, the former was larger and had a more… …   Universalium

  • Evolution of the horse — This image shows a representative sequence but should not be construed to represent a straight line evolution of the horse. Reconstruction, left forefoot skeleton (third digit emphasized yellow) and longitudinal section of molars of selected… …   Wikipedia

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