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Nidorino (Pokémon)

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Name origin
====Name origin====
Nidorino may be a combination of ''needle'' and ''{{wp|rhinoceros}}''. ''Nido'' may also be based on ''{{wp|cnidocyte}}'', a type of venomous cell responsible for the stings delivered by stinging animals, most notably by {{wp|jellyfish}}. Alternatively, it may be based on 二 ''ni'' (two) or 二度 ''nido'' (two times/two degrees), referring to the two distinct evolutionary lines using the name with similar names and traits. ''Rino'' likely alludes to its male gender; in some languages, such as {{wp|Spanish language|Spanish}}, names and words ending in ''o'' are an indication to the male gender.
==In other languages==