Definition of palaeotherium in English:

palaeotherium

(also paleotherium)

noun

  • A fossil ungulate mammal (palaeothere) of the genus Palaeotherium, regarded as an early relative of the horse. Also (in form Palaeotherium): the genus itself.

Origin

Early 19th century. From scientific Latin Palaeotherium, genus name from palaeo- + -therium.

Pronunciation

palaeotherium

/ˌpalɪə(ʊ)ˈθɪərɪəm//ˌpeɪlɪə(ʊ)ˈθɪərɪəm/