Definition of Miohippus in English:

Miohippus

noun

  • A former genus of small horses, now extinct, known from North American Oligocene fossils; a fossil horse of this genus.

Origin

Late 19th century. From scientific Latin Miohippus from mio- + -hippus (in Protohippus, Orohippus).

Pronunciation

Miohippus

/mʌɪəʊˈhɪpəs/