Dinotherium. (n.d.). In YourDictionary. Retrieved from https://www.yourdictionary.com/dinotherium
Any of various extinct elephantlike mammals of the genus Dinotherium that existed during the Miocene, Pliocene, and Pleistocene Epochs. Characteristic of the dinotherium were tusks that grew downward from its lower jaw.
In the European Miocene Listriodon, which also occurs in the Indian Tertiaries, the molars have a pair of transverse ridges, like those of the proboscidean Dinotherium; but the genus is believed to be related to the Oligocene Doliochoerus and Choerotherium, in which these teeth show a more normal type of structure.
DINOTHERIUM, an extinct mammal, fossil remains of which occur in the Miocene beds of France, Germany, Greece and Northern India.
Dinotherium is a member of the group Proboscidea, of the line of descent of the elephants.