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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Paleotherium \Pa`le*o*the"ri*um\ (p[=a]`l[-e]*[-o]*th[=e]"r[i^]*[u^]m), n. [NL., fr. Gr. palaio`s ancient + qhri`on beast.] (Paleon.) An extinct genus of herbivorous Tertiary mammals, once supposed to have resembled the tapir in form, but now known to have had a more slender form, with a long neck like that of a llama. [Written also Pal[ae]otherium.] [1913 Webster]