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rhino

See also: rhino-

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Shortened form of rhinoceros.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rhino (plural rhinos)

  1. Short form of rhinoceros.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Unknown

NounEdit

rhino (uncountable)

  1. (slang, archaic) money
    • 1835, Frederick Marryat, The Pacha of Many Tales
      There I fell in with Betsy, and as she proved a regular out and outer, I spliced her, and a famous wedding we had of it, as long as the rhino lasted.
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Episode 12, The Cyclops
      --Here you are, says Alf, chucking out the rhino. Talking about hanging, I'll show you something you never saw

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rhino m (plural rhinos)

  1. rhino