1. rhinoceros

noun. ['raɪˈnɑːsɝəs'] massive powerful herbivorous odd-toed ungulate of southeast Asia and Africa having very thick skin and one or two horns on the snout.


  • black rhinoceros
  • rhinoceros family
  • Diceros bicornis
  • Rhinoceros antiquitatis
  • odd-toed ungulate
  • perissodactyl
  • Indian rhinoceros
  • woolly rhinoceros
  • perissodactyl mammal
  • Diceros simus
  • family Rhinocerotidae
  • rhino
  • white rhinoceros
  • Rhinoceros unicornis
  • Ceratotherium simum

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Rhymes with Rhinoceros

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  • satirists

How do you pronounce rhinoceros?

Pronounce rhinoceros as raɪˈnɑsərəs.

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Sentences with rhinoceros

1. Noun, singular or mass
Unlike the black rhino, the white rhinoceros will never sleep lying on its side.

2. Noun, plural
Male rhinoceros sometimes use their horns to move their excrement into piles that demarcate the border of their territory.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The sharp horn is useful for digging in the dry, compact soils rhinoceros often frequent.

Quotes about rhinoceros

1. For me, religion is like a rhinoceros: I don't have one, and I'd really prefer not to be trampled by yours.
- Silas Sparkhammer