Definition of Hippopotami

1. Noun. (plural of hippopotamus) ¹



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Definition of Hippopotami

1. hippopotamus [n] - See also: hippopotamus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hippopotami

hippolith
hippoliths
hippology
hippomancy
hippopathology
hippophage
hippophagi
hippophagism
hippophagist
hippophagists
hippophagous
hippophagy
hippophile
hippophiles
hippophobia
hippopotami (current term)
hippopotamid
hippopotamids
hippopotamoid
hippopotamus
hippopotamuses
hippopotamuslike
hippopotomonstrosesquipedalian
hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia
hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia
hippos
hipposiderid
hipposiderids
hippotamus
hippotigrine

Literary usage of Hippopotami

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1. Lake Ngami, Or, Explorations and Discoveries During Four Years' Wanderings by Charles John Andersson, John Charles Frémont (1857)
"Moreover, there could be but little doubt as to hippopotami having also, at one time, existed there. ..."

2. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa: Including a Sketch of by David Livingstone (1858)
"Dangerous hippopotami.—Banks of Chobe.— Trees.—The Course of the River. ... Other Fruits.—The Rapids.—Birds.—Fish.—hippopotami and their Young. ..."

3. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa: Including a Sketch of by David Livingstone (1858)
"Dangerous hippopotami.—Banks of Chobe.— Trees.—The Course of the River. ... hippopotami and their Young. LINYANTI, September, 1853. ..."

4. Five Years of a Hunter's Life in the Far Interior of South Africa: With by Roualeyn Gordon-Cumming (1851)
"I rode ahead of the wagons to explore, and was struck with astonishment at the number of the hippopotami. They seemed to increase the further I trekked down ..."

5. Through the Dark Continent: Or, The Sources of the Nile, Around the Great by Henry Morton Stanley (1879)
"... island of Ukerewe' — In the haunts of crocodiles — Shizu Island—The hippopotami — Ururi — The headlands of Goshi — Bridge Island — Volcanoes —U-go-weh— ..."

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