ipothahm (s.xii3/4)

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ipothahm (s.xii3/4)

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[ FEW: 4,429b hippos; Gdf: 4,607a ipotatesmos /4,607a ipotimeos; GdfC: 9,759c hippopotame; TL: 4,1429 ipotame; DEAF:  ipotame; DMF:  hippotame; TLF:  hippopotame; OED:  hippopotamus n.; MED:  ipotam(e; DMLBS: 1159a hippopotamus ]
ypotami,  ypotamus; 
pl. ypotamos,  ypotami,  ypotamy; 
pl. ypothames,  ipotauri ipotami  22  

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( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Ypotamus est beste, si cum dit Solins, Henist cum cheval si ad croupe e crins  4928
( c.1192; MS: c.1275 )  Asez i a des olifanz, […] Ypotami e cocodril  171
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  En la mier de Nile [...] si est trovee un graund merveille de un pesson qe est appellé ipothahm  72
( s.xivm; MS: s.xivex )  En ceo pais y a multz de ypothames qe conversent ascun foiz en terre  431
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