Hippos Reference Libraries
The Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius), from the Greek "˜Î¹Ï€Ï€Î¿Ï€ÏŒÏ„Î±Î¼Î¿Ï‚ (hippopotamos, hippos meaning "horse" and potamos meaning "river"), is a large, plant-eating African mammal, one of only two extant, and three or four recently extinct, species in the family Hippopotami. Characteristics Hippopotamuses (hippopotami is also accepted as a plural...
- Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
- Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.