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)

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happy pig
big beaver
wet cow
river horse
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Gender

men51%
women50%
happy pig
12%
11%
big beaver
6%
6%
wet cow
29%
31%
river horse
51%
50%

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