• Definition for "mesohippus"
    • An extinct mammal associated with Horse family members,…
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  • Sentence for "mesohippus"
    • This mesohippus, c. 40mya apparently looks…
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mesohippus definition

  • noun:
    • An extinct mammal associated with Horse family members, yet not bigger than a sheep, and having three toes for each base.
    • A genus of tiny three-toed horses, associated with family members Equidæ launched by Marsh in 1875 upon stays from the early Miocene of united states.
    • North American three-toed Oligocene animal; not likely directly ancestral to contemporary horses
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