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See also: Chœropsis


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From Ancient Greek χοῖρος (khoîros, a pig) and +‎ -opsis.

Proper noun[edit]

Choeropsis f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Hippopotamidae – the pygmy hippopotamuses, now Hexaprotodon.


Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (genus): Hippopotamus - genus of common hippopotamus, which genus formerly included the species of Choeropsis.

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