Paleotherian

Pa`le*o*the"ri*an

(?), a. [F. palothrien.] (Paleon.) Of or pertaining to Paleotherium.
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Pa`le*o*the"ri*um

(?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. palaio`s ancient + qhri`on beast.] (Paleon.) 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.
[Written also Palotherium.]

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