from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A division of the herbivorous mammals including the hogs and hippopotami; -- so called because the teeth are tuberculated.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- The most primitive type of the artiodactyls, continued to the present day by the non-ruminant or suilline quadrupeds of the families Suidæ and Hippopotamidæ, or the swine and hippopotamus.
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