- n. Plural form of rhinoceros.
- Formed by association with hippopotami etc. (Wiktionary)
“Large land mammals such as rhinoceri and elephants have had their ranges greatly diminished in Asia and Africa by habitat destruction.”
“The hippos, sodden and viscid ... the crocodiles, deaf, angry, hungry ... swambats, as furious as rhinoceri whose size they doubled ...”
“As is often the case, the original is much smaller – I drew her on a scrap of paper that had managed not to be invaded by clandestine rhinoceri.”
“So please forgive any straying into discussions of umbrella-guns, rhinoceri, or sausage cars.”
“The Dinokeng Reserve accommodates 268 guests, and features elephants, leopards, lions, rhinoceri and buffalo.”
“So the rhinoceri who are doing the upstairs apartment are back again ... this time to replace the carpet ... so it a loud scraping noise, pretty much constantly ... * sigh*”
“However the federal government is suing Exxon for violating the Disabilities Act. Some of you have heard of the Endangered Species Act. When you think of endangered species you think of whales, eagles, rhinoceri, or elephants -- real animals.”
“You know how they look: bodies sort of like rhinoceri, torsos with bone-plated heads and fingered tentacles.”
“And this dragon had been related collaterally to the descendants of the Great Egg. It does not do to antagonize highly intelligent creatures each of whom is physically equivalent to, say three rhinoceri or a medium tank.”
“Pink elephants with green ribbons on their tails -- red rhinoceri (is that right, or should it be rhinoceroses?) -- smiling peanuts -- Woman's City”
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