Definitions for eohippusˌi oʊˈhɪp əs
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eohippus, dawn horse(noun)
earliest horse; extinct primitive dog-sized four-toed Eocene animal
an extinct primitive dog-sized 4-toed Eocene mammal, the earliest horse known in the line of descent of the modern horse. It is classed in the extinct genus Hydracotherium. Called also dawn horse.
Origin: [Gr. 'hw`s dawn + "ipposhorse.]
Extinct early Eocene mammal, Hyracotherium leporinum
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