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 Hippo.Hip’pocras. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hip’pocampus (4 syl.).
 
A seahorse, having the head and fore-quarters of a horse, with the tail and hind-quarters of a fish or dolphin. (Greek, hippos, a horse; kampos, a sea monster.)   1
 


 Hippo.Hip’pocras. 

 
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