Definitions for paleotherium
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an extinct genus of herbivorous Tertiary mammals, once supposed to have resembled the tapir in form, but now known to have had a more slender form, with a long neck like that of a llama
Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. palaio`s ancient + qhri`on beast.]
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