Definitions for eohippusˌi oʊˈhɪp əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•o•hip•pusˌi oʊˈhɪp əs(n.)

  1. an extinct small horse of the North American Eocene, genus Hyracotherium (Eohippus), having four hoofed toes on the forefeet and three on the hind feet.

    Category: Paleontology

Origin of eohippus:

1875–80; < NL, =eo-eo - + Gk híppos horse

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eohippus, dawn horse(noun)

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


  1. eohippus(Noun)

    Extinct early Eocene mammal, Hyracotherium leporinum


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