What does the word "hippopotamus" literally mean?

happy pig
big beaver
wet cow
river horse
Greek hip­popota­mus comes from hippos "horse" (as in hip­po­drome) + potamos "river, rushing water" (as in Mesopotami­a)

Answers distribution

happy pig
big beaver
wet cow
river horse
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flagGermany
9%
8%
16%
66%
86
flagFrance
5%
5%
22%
66%
18
flagthe Netherlands
10%
3%
24%
62%
29
flagItaly
20%
6%
13%
60%
15
flagCanada
10%
5%
26%
57%
19
flagthe United States
14%
7%
20%
55%
233
flagPoland
12%
5%
28%
52%
8843
flagDenmark
21%
0%
28%
50%
14
flagAustralia
40%
0%
10%
50%
10
flagthe United Kingdom
15%
8%
28%
46%
159
flagRepublic of Ireland
18%
6%
28%
46%
32
flagNorway
0%
6%
46%
46%
15
flagIndia
19%
9%
21%
45%
42
flagSpain
4%
9%
40%
45%
22
flagUkraine
9%
0%
54%
36%
11

Gender

men57%
women52%
happy pig
12%
11%
big beaver
5%
5%
wet cow
24%
30%
river horse
57%
52%

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