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  • n. Plural form of hipparion.

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Examples

  • Mesohippuses pushed against anchitheriums as hipparions and hippidons nuzzled one another nervously.

    Into the Thinking Kingdoms

  • The stunned trickster regained consciousness a few minutes later and sat cursing the solicitous little hipparions that came to nuzzle his muddy face.

    The Golden Torc

  • The Dragon Range of Aven, which would one day become the heights of Mallorca, had its lower slopes dark with tame forests and meadows where hipparions and antelopes and mastodons ranged in royal preserves.

    The Golden Torc

  • Did he wander through the evergreen forests, and hunt the deer, antelope, and hogs -- the hipparions, and mastodons, and deinotheres -- then so numerous?

    The Prehistoric World; or, Vanished races

  • And the pairing of horses with the meterpodials bearing, according to type, phalanges and hoofs might restore the race of hipparions.

    The World's Greatest Books — Volume 15 — Science

  • The first to emerge were more Queen Alexandra’s Birdwings, but soon other extinct species slipped out of the cocoons, pteranodons and hipparions and even a woolly mammoth.

    THE OTHER SIDE OF SILENCE by Ruth Nestvold | Fiction | Futurismic

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