Definitions for eohippusˌi oʊˈhɪp əs

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  1. eohippus, dawn horse(noun)

    earliest horse; extinct primitive dog-sized four-toed Eocene animal

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  1. eohippus(n.)

    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.

  2. Origin: [Gr. 'hw`s dawn + "ipposhorse.]

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  1. eohippus(Noun)

    Extinct early Eocene mammal, Hyracotherium leporinum

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