Definitions for eohippusˌi oʊˈhɪp əs

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word eohippus

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eohippus, dawn horse(noun)

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


  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.]


  1. eohippus(Noun)

    Extinct early Eocene mammal, Hyracotherium leporinum

Images & Illustrations of eohippus


Find a translation for the eohippus definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these eohippus definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"eohippus." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 30 Nov. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for eohippus? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for eohippus:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.