Definition of Genus Diceros
1. Noun. Most common species in Africa.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Rhinocerotidae, Rhinoceros Family, Rhinocerotidae
Member holonyms: Black Rhinoceros, Diceros Bicornis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Diceros
Literary usage of Genus Diceros
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1. Life-histories of African Game Animals by Theodore Roosevelt, Edmund Heller (1914)
"The genus Diceros, of which the black rhinoceros is the type, differs almost as radically from the other African genus, Ceratotherium, or white rhinoceros, ..."
2. British Mammals: An Attempt to Describe and Illustrate the Mammalian Fauna by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1903)
"This type of rhinoceros has recently been erected into a special genus, Diceros, because of its marked differences from the Asiatic rhinoceroses. ..."