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Meaning of "deinotherium" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DEINOTHERIUM

deinotherium  [ˌdaɪnəˈθiːrɪəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DEINOTHERIUM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Deinotherium is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DEINOTHERIUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

deinotherium

Deinotherium

Deinotherium was a large prehistoric relative of modern-day elephants that appeared in the Middle Miocene and survived until the Early Pleistocene. During that time it changed very little. In life, it probably resembled modern elephants, except that its trunk was shorter, and it had downward curving tusks attached to the lower jaw.

Definition of deinotherium in the English dictionary

The definition of deinotherium in the dictionary is any member of the genus Deinotherium, consisting of mammals resembling elephants that existed during the Miocene, Pliocene, and Pleistocene Epochs.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DEINOTHERIUM


auditorium
ˌɔːdɪˈtɔːrɪəm
cafetorium
ˌkæfəˈtɔːrɪəm
castoreum
kɑːˈstɔːrɪəm
ciborium
sɪˈbɔːrɪəm
cladosporium
ˌklædəʊˈspɔːrɪəm
conservatorium
kənˌsɜːvəˈtɔːrɪəm
corium
ˈkɔːrɪəm
crematorium
ˌkrɛməˈtɔːrɪəm
emporium
ɛmˈpɔːrɪəm
eupatorium
ˌjuːpəˈtɔːrɪəm
moratorium
ˌmɒrəˈtɔːrɪəm
natatorium
ˌneɪtəˈtɔːrɪəm
pomoerium
pɒˈmiːrɪəm
praetorium
priːˈtɔːrɪəm
sanatorium
ˌsænəˈtɔːrɪəm
sanitorium
ˌsænɪˈtɔːrɪəm
scriptorium
skrɪpˈtɔːrɪəm
sensorium
sɛnˈsɔːrɪəm
tentorium
tenˈtɔːrɪəm
thorium
ˈθɔːrɪəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DEINOTHERIUM

deindex
deindexation
deindividuation
deindustrialisation
deindustrialise
deindustrialization
deindustrialize
deinonychus
deinosaur
deinothere
deinotheria
deionisation
deionization
deionizer
deiparous
deipnosophist
Deirdre
deiseal
deisheal
deism

WORDS THAT END LIKE DEINOTHERIUM

aquarium
archaebacterium
bacterium
cerium
corynebacterium
criterium
cyanobacterium
desiderium
deuterium
elaterium
eubacterium
imperium
magisterium
meitnerium
ministerium
mycobacterium
nitrobacterium
nototherium
psalterium
puerperium
sericterium

Synonyms and antonyms of deinotherium in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «deinotherium» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DEINOTHERIUM

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The translations of deinotherium from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «deinotherium» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

deinotherium
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

deinotherium
570 millions of speakers

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deinotherium
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

deinotherium
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

deinotherium
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

deinotherium
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

deinotherium
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

deinotherium
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Translator English - French

Deinotherium
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Translator English - Malay

Deinotherium
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Deinotherium
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

deinotherium
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Translator English - Korean

deinotherium
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Translator English - Javanese

Deinotherium
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

deinotherium
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

deinotherium
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डेनिऑरियस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Deinotherium
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

deinotherium
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Deinotherium
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

deinotherium
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Deinotherium
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Δεινοθήριου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

deinotherium
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

deinotherium
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

deinotherium
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of deinotherium

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DEINOTHERIUM»

The term «deinotherium» is used very little and occupies the 161.965 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DEINOTHERIUM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about deinotherium

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DEINOTHERIUM»

Discover the use of deinotherium in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to deinotherium and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Deinotherium
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, McBrewster John, 2010
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Excavations in Beds I and II, 1960-1963
At the time of the discovery the only preservative available in sufficient quantity was shellac and this proved virtually useless for the massive Deinotherium bones . During a visit to the site Professor J. D. Clark suggested that Bedacryl might ...
M. D. Leakey, 1971
3
The Primate Fossil Record
Eppelsheim is a late Miocene locality that is famous for complete specimens of the primitive and unusual proboscidean Deinotherium, an elephant with downwardly curved lower tusks. The locality is part of a complex of fossil sites called the ...
Walter Carl Hartwig, 2002
4
The First Fossil Hunters: Dinosaurs, Mammoths, and Myth in ...
... Pikermi, Greece Miocene-Pleistocene Deinotherium giganteum skull Samotherium femur (giant Miocene girafie), Samos, Greece Fossil rhinoceros jaw and teeth, Samos, Greece Excavation of Neogene bone beds, Samos, Greece, 1923-24 ...
Adrienne Mayor, 2011
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Compilation report of mammoth and mastodons
The Dinotheres (the name is also spelled Deinotherium) are little known but gigantic cousins of the elephant that flourished at the time of the australopithecines. Their fossils are often found while search for australopithecine remains.
LeAnn Rathbone
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The Evolution of Neogene Terrestrial Ecosystems in Europe
... modern 173, 444; see also cervids Deinotherium, 14, 98, 103, 404 Central Europe, 165, 167, 170-2 Greece, 210, 211, 219, 230, 417, 418 Turkey, 254 Deinotherium bavaricum, 165, 170 Deinotherium giganteum, 116, 165, 167, 170- 2, 172, ...
Jorge Agustı́, Lorenzo Rook, Peter Andrews, 1999
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The Living Elephants : Evolutionary Ecology, Behaviour, and ...
Before a closer look at the evolutionary adaptations and radiations of these two groups, another bizarre proboscidean must be introduced—Deinotherium (the “ terrible beast”), whose fossils first appear in middle Miocene strata.
Center for Ecological Sciences Indian Institute of Science Raman Sukumar Associate Professor of Ecology, IUCN Asian Elephant Specialist Group, 2003
8
Olduvai Gorge
Family: DEINOTHERIDAE Genus: Deinotherium Kaup Species: cf. bozasi Arambourg The deinotherium at Olduvai is the largest known species of the genus, larger even than Deinotherium gigantissimum. Its remains have been found ...
L. S. Leakey, 1965
9
Paleontology and Geology of Laetoli: Human Evolution in ...
9.1 Dental specimens of Deinotherium bozasi from Laetoli (cr crista, ecl ectoloph, ml metaloph, pl protoloph). Anterior is to the left in each specimen. (a) Occlusal view, left dP2 specimen LAET 8110 (reversed). (b) Occlusal view, right dP2 ...
Terry Harrison, 2011
10
Kasai
As the two goliaths began to circle each other, Jackson saw that the animal that had charged the spinosaur was a giant prehistoric elephant called deinotherium. It was as tall as a giraffe, with downward curving tusks off the front of its lower jaw  ...
Brian Wood, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DEINOTHERIUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term deinotherium is used in the context of the following news items.
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7 million year old fossil of elephant ancestor is found in east …
Named the Deinotherium giganteum - meaning 'terrible beast' in Greek - the animal would have lived in the Moldova plateau, which spreads ... «Daily Mail, Jun 15»
2
Skeleton of 7 million year-old elephant ancestor found in eastern …
The paleontologists found ivory, femur, tibia, and pelvic belt fragments belonging to the Deinotherium Giganteum species, an ancestor of the ... «Romania-Insider.com, Jun 15»
3
5 of the Best Tourist Attractions in Bucharest
... objects that range from stones and minerals that amaze us with their shape and color, to the scary Deinotherium gigantissimum skeleton. «The Epoch Times, May 15»
4
Nexon Dinosaur World MMORPG In Action
Characters can ride prehistoric animals like the deinotherium, an ancient relative of the modern elephant. Durango is in development for iOS, ... «Siliconera, Nov 14»
5
Bachelor Party Stumbles Upon Rare Mastodon Fossil In New Mexico
Deinotherium giganteum. These distant relatives of modern elephants had an imposing appearance, with strange, downward-curving tusks and ... «Huffington Post, Jun 14»
6
Prehistoric 'Fish Lizard' Skeletons Discovered Under Melting Glacier …
Deinotherium giganteum. These distant relatives of modern elephants had an imposing appearance, with strange, downward-curving tusks and ... «Huffington Post, May 14»
7
Blood, sweat and spears
Another branch, deinotherium, had downward curving lower tusks of less than a metre, while the stegodons, huge beasts up to 3.5 metres tall at ... «The Sunday Times, Apr 14»
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Earth's Oldest Rock Dates Back 4.4 Billion Years, Crystal Study …
Deinotherium giganteum. These distant relatives of modern elephants had an imposing appearance, with strange, downward-curving tusks and ... «Huffington Post, Feb 14»
9
Dogs' Closest Wolf Ancestors Went Extinct, DNA Study Shows
Deinotherium giganteum. These distant relatives of modern elephants had an imposing appearance, with strange, downward-curving tusks and ... «Huffington Post, Jan 14»
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Cancer Has Afflicted People Since Prehistoric Times
He chopped it with his pick to see what was inside: more teeth, but not Deinotherium. These looked like what a dentist might recognize as ... «Discover Magazine, Jun 13»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Deinotherium [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/deinotherium>. Nov 2019 ».
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