Origin of rhino; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
Origin of rhino-; from Classical Greek rhis (gen. rhinos), the nose
nounpl. rhi·nos Informal
Origin of rhino-Greek rhīno-, from rhīs, rhīn-, nose.
- Short form of rhinoceros.
Shortened form of rhinoceros.
- (slang, archaic) money
- Of the nose.
Ancient Greek á¿¥Î¯Ï‚ (rhis, “nose") from its genitive á¿¥Î¹Î½ÏŒÏ‚ (rhinos).
Variant of rhino