Definition of Mesohippus in English:

Mesohippus

noun

  • A genus of extinct small three-toed horses known from fossils found in Oligocene deposits in North America; a horse of this genus.

Origin

Late 19th century. From scientific Latin Mesohippus, genus name from meso- + -hippus (in Protohippus, Orohippus).

Pronunciation

Mesohippus

/ˌmɛsə(ʊ)ˈhɪpəs/