Meaning of titanothere in English:

titanothere

Pronunciation /tʌɪˈtanə(ʊ)ˌθɪə/ /ˌtʌɪtənəˈθɪə/

noun

  • Any of the very large extinct ungulates constituting the family Brontotheriidae from the Eocene of North America, resembling gigantic rhinoceroses with two bony horns side by side on the snout.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Dana (1813–1895), geologist, zoologist, and teacher. From scientific Latin Titanotherium Titanotherium see -there.