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|part of speech:
||a large mammal with hooves and very thick skin. Rhinoceroses have one or two horns on their noses. They eat plants. Wild rhinoceroses live in Africa and southern Asia. Four of the five kinds of rhinoceroses are in danger of becoming extinct.
comes from two ancient Greek words that mean "nose" and "horn."
The word rhinoceros
contains the following part:
that means nose