Nonruminant
Nonruminant Non*ru"mi*nant, a. Not ruminating; as, a nonruminant animal. [1913 Webster]

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  • nonruminant — n., adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • nonruminant — 1. adjective Not ruminant. 2. noun Any animal that is not a ruminant …   Wiktionary

  • nonruminant — non·ruminant …   English syllables

  • nonruminant — adjective not ruminant • Ant: ↑ruminant • Pertains to noun: ↑Ruminantia * * * (ˈ)+ adjective : not ruminant * * * n., adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • elephant — pachyderm pach y*derm (p[a^]k [i^]*d[ e]rm), n. [Cf. F. pachyderme.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any of various nonruminant hoofed mammals having very thick skin, including the {elephant}, {rhinoceros}, and {hippopotamus}, one of the Pachydermata. [WordNet 1.5 +… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hippopotamus — pachyderm pach y*derm (p[a^]k [i^]*d[ e]rm), n. [Cf. F. pachyderme.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any of various nonruminant hoofed mammals having very thick skin, including the {elephant}, {rhinoceros}, and {hippopotamus}, one of the Pachydermata. [WordNet 1.5 +… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pachyderm — pach y*derm (p[a^]k [i^]*d[ e]rm), n. [Cf. F. pachyderme.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any of various nonruminant hoofed mammals having very thick skin, including the {elephant}, {rhinoceros}, and {hippopotamus}, one of the Pachydermata. [WordNet 1.5 + 1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rhinoceros — pachyderm pach y*derm (p[a^]k [i^]*d[ e]rm), n. [Cf. F. pachyderme.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any of various nonruminant hoofed mammals having very thick skin, including the {elephant}, {rhinoceros}, and {hippopotamus}, one of the Pachydermata. [WordNet 1.5 +… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pachyderm — noun Etymology: French pachyderme, from Greek pachydermos thick skinned, from pachys thick + derma skin; akin to Sanskrit bahu dense, much more at derm Date: 1838 any of various nonruminant mammals (as an elephant, a rhinoceros, or a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • perissodactyl — noun Etymology: New Latin Perissodactyla, from Greek perissos excessive, odd in number + daktylos finger, toe Date: circa 1852 any of an order (Perissodactyla) of nonruminant ungulate mammals (as a horse, a tapir, or a rhinoceros) that usually… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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