EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RHINOCEROS
Perhaps some aged or weak lion had not been permitted a share of that rhinoceros.
It did not need Mali-ya-bwana's whispered "faru" (rhinoceros) to identify the mound.
In the matter of rhinoceros and similar dangers, they simply took a chance.
The general aspect of the Rhinoceros is that of a hog in armor on a grand scale.
He has the constitution of a rhinoceros, the digestion of an ostrich, and the concentration of an oyster.
On the other side there was a small block which looked like a rhinoceros entering the water.
Of the dogs, we lost three by wild beasts--one by a rhinoceros, and two by buffaloes.
As for the muses, they have as much an idea of a rhinoceros as of a poet.
Can he carry a gentleman's manners within a rhinoceros' hide?
But, after all, this is an old-fashioned method, and the rhinoceros is a relic.
c.1300, from Latin rhinoceros, from Greek rhinokeros, literally "nose-horned," from rhinos "nose" (a word of unknown origin) + keras "horn" (see kerato-). Related: Rhinocerotic.