Definition of Rhinocerotidae
1. Noun. Rhinoceroses.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Order Perissodactyla, Perissodactyla
Member holonyms: Rhino, Rhinoceros, Genus Rhinoceros, Ceratotherium, Genus Ceratotherium, Diceros, Genus Diceros
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhinocerotidae
Literary usage of Rhinocerotidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"Rhinocerotidae.—This family is to be distinguished from the preceding by a ... In this feature the Rhinocerotidae contrast both with the Tapiridae and the ..."
2. Zoology: An Elementary Text-book by Arthur Everett Shipley, Ernest William MacBride (1904)
"The Rhinocerotidae are represented at the present day by the genus Rhinoceros. The Rhinoceros is a heavier and " clumsier animal than the Tapir ; it has ..."
3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1922)
"... appears among the rhinocerotidae in Dr. Matthew's faunal 17 The milk dentition shown in Fig. 6 has the crown-patterns of the premolars more obliterated ..."