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    Plural?

    What is the plural of rhinoceros?


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    Quote Originally Posted by astempel
    What is the plural of rhinoceros?
    rhinoceroses

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    The American Heritage Dictionary also suggests leaving the word unchanged, but I haven't ever heard it:
    http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=rhinoceros

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    Quote Originally Posted by astempel
    What is the plural of rhinoceros?
    The plural usually forms with an "es". It is important that one doesn't fall into the "rhinoceri" trap.

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