from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of extinct mammals of the Eocene or Lower Tertiary age, described from portions of three skulls found by Cuvier in the gypsum-quarries of Montmartre, Paris, and by him referred to his order Pachydermata, and considered as related in some respects to Anoplotherium.
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