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virtahepo

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EtymologyEdit

virta (river) +‎ hepo (horse), calque of Ancient Greek ἱπποπόταμος (hippopótamos), from ἵππος (híppos, horse) + ποταμός (potamós, river), "riverine horse".

NounEdit

virtahepo

  1. hippopotamus, Hippopotamus amphibius
  2. any member of the family Hippopotamidae
  3. (biblical, 1992 translation) behemoth (the mythical monster of Job 40)

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SynonymsEdit

  • (behemoth): behemot (1938 translation)

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