• Definition for "hipparion"
    • An extinct pony of genus Hipparion.
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  • Sentence for "hipparion"
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hipparion definition

  • noun:
    • An extinct pony of genus Hipparion.
    • An extinct genus of Tertiary animals allied on horse, but three-toed, having on each base a tiny horizontal hoof for each region of the main central one. It's considered to be among ancestral genera of this Horse family.
    • A genus of Miocene and Pliocene fossil horses, of family members Equidæ, having three toes, a median practical hoof with a false hoof for each side.
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