๐Ÿฆ› Hippopotamus

Emoji Meaning

A hippopotamus, a squat water mammal with huge jaws. Generally depicted in gray or tan in full profile facing left.

Google’s design used to feature a purple, cartoon-styled hippopotamus face. Facebook’s hippopotamus is opening massive jaws, revealing tusks.

Hippopotamus was approved as part of Unicode 11.0 in 2018 and added to Emoji 11.0 in 2018.

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  • ๐Ÿฆ› Hippo

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๐Ÿฆ› Hippopotamus

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  • ๐Ÿฆ› Hippopotamus Emoji Proposal: L2/17-263

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