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Meaning of “hippopotamus” - Learner’s Dictionary

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 Arabic فَرَس النَّهر…
in Korean 하마…
in Malaysian badak air…
in French hippopotame…
in Turkish su aygırı, hipopotam…
in Italian ippopotamo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 河馬…
in Russian гиппопотам…
in Polish hipopotam…
in Vietnamese hà mã…
in Spanish hipopótamo…
in Portuguese hipopótamo…
in Thai ฮิปโปโปเตมัส…
in German das Nilpferd…
in Catalan hipopòtam…
in Japanese カバ…
in Indonesian kuda nil…
in Chinese (Simplified) 河马…
(Definition of hippopotamus from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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