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A large one-horned rhinoceros with prominent skin folds and a prehensile upper lip, found in NE India and Nepal.
- ‘Written by a lady who has lived in South East Asia for 30 years, this is a true story about an orphaned elephant ‘adopted’ by an Indian rhinoceros.’
- ‘The biblical unicorn may have been a wild ox, but the great Indian rhinoceros is similar to a unicorn: it has a single horn, usually about 53 cm long, and is among the rarest mammals in the world today.’
- ‘Somewhat later, Marco Polo gave a description of an animal that can be identified as the Indian rhinoceros.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.