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e•o•hip•pus



Pronunciation: (ē"ō-hip'us), [key]
n.
the earliest known horse, a member of the extinct genus Hyracotherium (Eohippus), from the early Eocene Epoch of the Northern Hemisphere; a terrier-sized herbivore having four hoofed toes on each forefoot and three on each hind foot, and low-crowned teeth. Also called dawn horse, hyracotherium.

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