Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An indricothere.

Etymologies

New Latin Baluchithērium, former genus name : Baluchi(stan) + Greek thērion, wild beast; see treacle.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • (of Spain) and rottweiler (originally bred in Rottweil, Germany); but the star attraction would have to be the baluchithere, a huge, rhinoceroslike (and extinct) mammal of Baluchistan, Pakistan.

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