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 for Rhinoceros
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  pachyderm \pach"y*derm\ (p[a^]k"[i^]*d[~e]rm), n. [Cf. F.
     pachyderme.] (Zool.)
     Any of various nonruminant hoofed mammals having very thick
     skin, including the elephant, rhinoceros, and
     hippopotamus, one of the Pachydermata.
     [WordNet 1.5 + 1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rhinoceros \Rhi*noc"e*ros\ (r[-i]*n[o^]s"[-e]*r[o^]s), n. [L.,
     fr. Gr. "rinoke`rws, "rinoke`rwtos; "ri`s, "rino`s, the nose
     + ke`ras a horn: cf. F. rhinoc['e]ros. See Horn.] (Zool.)
     Any pachyderm belonging to the genera Rhinoceros,
     Atelodus, and several allied genera of the family
     Rhinocerotidae, of which several living, and many extinct,
     species are known. They are large and powerful, and usually
     have either one or two stout conical median horns on the
     snout.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: The Indian, or white, and the Javan rhinoceroses
           ({Rhinoceros Indicus and Rhinoceros Sondaicus) have
           incisor and canine teeth, but only one horn, and the
           very thick skin forms shieldlike folds. The two or
           three African species belong to Atelodus, and have
           two horns, but lack the dermal folds, and the incisor
           and canine teeth. The two Malay, or East Indian,
           two-horned species belong to Ceratohinus, in which
           incisor and canine teeth are present. See Borele, and
           Keitloa.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     Rhinoceros auk (Zool.), an auk of the North Pacific
        ({Cerorhina monocrata) which has a deciduous horn on top
        of the bill.
  
     Rhinoceros beetle (Zool.), a very large beetle of the genus
        Dynastes, having a horn on the head.
  
     Rhinoceros bird. (Zool.)
     (a) A large hornbill ({Buceros rhinoceros), native of the
         East Indies. It has a large hollow hornlike process on
         the bill. Called also rhinoceros hornbill. See
         Hornbill.
     (b) An African beefeater ({Buphaga Africana). It alights on
         the back of the rhinoceros in search of parasitic
         insects.
         [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  rhinoceros
      n 1: massive powerful herbivorous odd-toed ungulate of southeast
           Asia and Africa having very thick skin and one or two horns
           on the snout [syn: rhinoceros, rhino]

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