rhinoceros: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (rī-nos'ur-us), [key]
— pl. -os•es, -os.
  1. any of several large, thick-skinned, perissodactyl mammals of the family Rhinocerotidae, of Africa and India, having one or two upright horns on the snout: all rhinoceroses are endangered.
  2. unicorn (def. 4).
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