Rumpless Rump"less, a. Destitute of a rump. [1913 Webster]

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  • Rumpless — is a term used for the mutation which causes the tail of an animal to be absent. Usage and examples can be found in Manx cats, Manx Rumpy, Belgian d Everberg and Araucana chickens …   Wikipedia

  • rumpless — ˈrəmplə̇s adjective Etymology: rump (I) + less : lacking the coccygeal vertebrae rumpless domestic fowls : tailless …   Useful english dictionary

  • rumpless — rump·less …   English syllables

  • rump — rumpless, adj. /rump/, n. 1. the hind part of the body of an animal, as the hindquarters of a quadruped or sacral region of a bird. 2. a cut of beef from this part of the animal, behind the loin and above the round. See diag. under beef. 3. the… …   Universalium

  • Manx Rumpy — Not to be confused with rumpy Manx cats. Manx Rumpy Other names Rumpless Game Persian Rumpless Classification ABA …   Wikipedia

  • Araucana — The Araucana, also known as a South American Rumpless,Stanford, Phil. (August 24, 1990) The Oregonian Now here s something to crow about. Section: Local stories, Page D1.] is a breed of chicken originating in Chile. The Araucana is often confused …   Wikipedia

  • List of chicken breeds — Thirty types of known chickens There are hundreds of chicken breeds in existence.[1] Domesticated for thousands of years, distinguishable breeds of chicken have been present since the combined factors of geographical isolation and selection for… …   Wikipedia

  • Gallina araucana —   Gallina araucana Gallina araucana (derecha) …   Wikipedia Español

  • rump — noun 1》 the hind part of the body of a mammal or the lower back of a bird.     ↘chiefly humorous a person s buttocks. 2》 a small or unimportant remnant. Derivatives rumpless adjective Origin ME: prob. of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. and Norw. rumpe… …   English new terms dictionary

  • rump — n. 1 the hind part of a mammal, esp. the buttocks. 2 a a small or contemptible remnant of a parliament or similar body. b (the Rump) hist. the remnant of the English Long Parliament 1648 53 or after its restoration in 1659. Phrases and idioms:… …   Useful english dictionary

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