genus Protohippus

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

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  • protohippus — noun Pliocene horse approaching donkeys in size • Hypernyms: ↑horse, ↑Equus caballus • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Protohippus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Protohippus — Pro to*hip pus, n. [NL., from Gr. ? first + ? horse.] (Paleon.) A genus of fossil horses from the Lower Pliocene. They had three toes on each foot, the lateral ones being small. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mammal genus — noun a genus of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossus, ↑genus Tachyglossus, ↑Zaglossus, ↑genus Zaglossus, ↑Ornithorhynchus, ↑genus Ornithorhynchus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Equidae — Taxobox name = Equids image width = 250px image caption = Plains Zebras regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Perissodactyla familia = Equidae familia authority = Gray, 1821 genus = Equus genus authority = Linnaeus, 1758… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • 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

  • Dinohippus — Temporal range: Late Miocene–Late Pliocene …   Wikipedia

  • Merychippus — Temporal range: Miocene …   Wikipedia

  • Equus caballus — noun solid hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times • Syn: ↑horse • Derivationally related forms: ↑horse (for: ↑horse) • Hypernyms: ↑equine, ↑equid …   Useful english dictionary

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