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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
(Definition of hippopotamus noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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