Definition of Genus Uintatherium
1. Noun. Type genus of the Uintatheriidae; extinct large herbivorous ungulates somewhat resembling elephants; from the Eocene in Wyoming.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Uintatheriidae, Uintatheriidae
Member holonyms: Dinoceras, Uintathere
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Uintatherium
Literary usage of Genus Uintatherium
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Origin of the Fittest: Essays on Evolution by Edward Drinker Cope (1886)
"... by the various families of Ungu- lata and some Rodentia. as has been pointed out in the following language : " The genus Uintatherium* has been shown to ..."