from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various extinct ungulate mammals of the Eocene to Pleistocene epochs, having distinctive three-clawed, three-toed feet.
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- n. Any of various odd-toed ungulates, of the family Chalicotheriidae, from the Eocene and Pleistocene periods
New Latin Chalicotherium, genus name : Greek khalix, khalik-, pebble + Greek thērion, diminutive of thēr, beast; see ghwer- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)