Rhinoceros vs Titanothere - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between rhinoceros and titanothere

is that rhinoceros is rhinoceros while titanothere is a member of the titanotheriidae , a family of extinct mammals related to horses and rhinoceroses.

rhinoceros

Noun

  • Any of several large herbivorous pachyderms native to Africa and Asia of the five extant species in the three extant genera in the family Rhinocerotidae, with thick, gray skin and one or two horns on their snouts.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year = 1658 , chapter = Of Unicorns Horn , title = Pseudodoxia Epidemica: Or Enquiries Into Very many Received Tenents And commonly Presumed Truths. The Fourth Edition , first = Thomas , last = Brown , authorlink = Thomas Brown , url = http://books.google.com/books?id=lpZNAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA203 , page = 203 , passage = Herein therefore to draw up our determinations beside the several pieces of Scripture mentioning this Animal (which some may well contend to be only meant of the Rhinoceros ) we are so far from denying there is any Unicorn at all, that we affirme there are many kinds thereof. In the number of Quadrapedes we will concede no less then five; that is the Indian'' Oxe, ''Indian'' Ass, Rhinoceros, the Oryx, and that which is more eminently termed ''Monoceros'', or ''Unicornis .}}

    Hyponyms

    * black rhinoceros * Indian rhinoceros * Javan rhinoceros * lesser one-horned rhinoceros * Sumatran rhinoceros * white rhinoceros * woolly rhinoceros

    See also

    * abada * crash English nouns with irregular plurals ----

    titanothere

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A member of the Titanotheriidae , a family of extinct mammals related to horses and rhinoceroses.