Artiodactylous
Artiodactylous \Ar`ti*o*dac"ty*lous\, a. (Zo["o]l.) Even-toed. [1913 Webster]

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  • artiodactylous — See artiodactyl. * * * …   Universalium

  • artiodactylous — ar·tio·dac·ty·lous (ahr″te o dakґtə ləs) 1. having an even number of digits on the hands or feet. 2. pertaining to Artiodactyla …   Medical dictionary

  • artiodactylous — ar·ti·o·dac·ty·lous …   English syllables

  • artiodactylous — adjective of or relating to or belonging to mammals of the order Artiodactyla • Syn: ↑artiodactyl, ↑even toed • Pertains to noun: ↑order Artiodactyla (for: ↑even toed), ↑order Artiodactyla, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • artiodactyl — artiodactylous, adj. /ahr tee oh dak til/, adj. 1. Zool. having an even number of toes or digits on each foot. n. 2. a hoofed, even toed mammal of the order Artiodactyla, comprising the pigs, hippopotamuses, camels, deer, giraffes, pronghorns,… …   Universalium

  • artiodactyl — I noun placental mammal having hooves with an even number of functional toes on each foot • Syn: ↑even toed ungulate, ↑artiodactyl mammal • Ant: ↑odd toed ungulate (for: ↑even toed ungulate) …   Useful english dictionary

  • even-toed — adjective of or relating to or belonging to mammals of the order Artiodactyla • Syn: ↑artiodactyl, ↑artiodactylous • Pertains to noun: ↑order Artiodactyla, ↑order Artiodactyla (for: ↑artiodactylous), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • artiodactyl — adj. of, pertaining to, or belonging to the order {Artiodactyla}. Syn: artiodactylous, even toed. [WordNet 1.5] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Xiphodon — Xiph o*don, n. [Gr. xi fos a sword + odoy s, odo ntos, a tooth.] (Paleon.) An extinct genus of artiodactylous mammals found in the European Tertiary formations. It had slender legs, didactylous feet, and small canine teeth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • artiodactyl — /ˌatioʊˈdæktəl/ (say .ahteeoh daktuhl) adjective 1. Zoology having an even number of toes or digits on each foot. –noun 2. any animal of the mammalian order Artiodactyla, which comprises the even toed quadrupeds, as the swine, the hippopotamuses… …   Australian English dictionary

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