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hippopotamus

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌhɪpəˈpɒtəməs/ ( plural hippopotamuses, hippopotami)
a very large animal with a thick skin that lives near water in parts of AfricaWild mammalsHumans, apes and monkeysFelines (cats)Canines (dogs)Deer and antelopeRodents and similar animalsMarine mammals
Translations of “hippopotamus”
in Korean 하마…
in Arabic فَرَس النَّهر…
in French hippopotame…
in Turkish su aygırı, hipopotam…
in Italian ippopotamo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 河馬…
in Russian гиппопотам…
in Polish hipopotam…
in Spanish hipopótamo…
in Portuguese hipopótamo…
in German das Nilpferd…
in Catalan hipopòtam…
in Japanese カバ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 河马…
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