Definition of Macrotherium in English:

Macrotherium

noun

  • A genus of large Eurasian chalicotheres of the Miocene epoch; (also macrotherium) a chalicothere of this genus.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Thomson (1810–1864), medical officer of health. From scientific Latin Macrotherium from macro- + -therium.

Pronunciation

Macrotherium

/ˌmakrəʊˈθɪərɪəm/