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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flagthe United Arab Emirates
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flagGermany
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flagthe Netherlands
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flagFrance
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flagCanada
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flagthe United States
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flagPoland
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flagthe United Kingdom
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flagSpain
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Gender

men57%
women51%
happy pig
12%
11%
big beaver
5%
5%
wet cow
25%
30%
river horse
57%
51%

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