Meaning of hippopotamus
Pronunciation: (hip"u-pot'u-mus), [key]
— pl. -mus•es, -mi
- a large herbivorous mammal, Hippopotamus amphibius, having a thick hairless body, short legs, and a large head and muzzle, found in and near the rivers, lakes, etc., of Africa, and able to remain under water for a considerable time.
- hippopotamus (Thesaurus)