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Re: galloping Paraceratherium



In a message dated 11/4/01 11:32:33 PM EST, kinman@hotmail.com writes:

<< I guess I'll have to start using the rather bland name 
 Paraceratherium, which appears to preoccupy the more distinctive name 
 Indricotherium  (although I don't have to like it). >>

No, no. Not preoccupy: Have priority over. Indricotherium the rhino would be 
>preoccupied< if someone had used that name for a different animal before it 
was used for the rhino.