Definition of rhinocerotine in English:

rhinocerotine

adjective

Zoology
  • Rhinocerine; specifically of or relating to the subfamily Rhinocerotinae.

noun

Zoology
  • A mammal of the subfamily Rhinocerotinae.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Kitto (1804–1854), writer and missionary. From classical Latin rhīnocerōt-, rhīnocerōs rhinoceros + -ine. In specific use after scientific Latin Rhinocerotinae, subfamily name.

Pronunciation

rhinocerotine

/rʌɪˈnɒs(ə)rətʌɪn/