HyperDic: order_perissodactyla

English > 1 sense of the expression order Perissodactyla:
NOUNanimalorder Perissodactyla, Perissodactylanonruminant ungulates
English > order Perissodactyla: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningnonruminant ungulates: horses; tapirs; rhinoceros; extinct forms.
Member ofEutheria, subclass EutheriaAll mammals except monotremes and marsupials
MembersEquidae, family Equidaehorses
Rhinocerotidae, family Rhinocerotidae, rhinoceros familyrhinoceroses
Tapiridae, family Tapiridaetapirs and extinct related forms
odd-toed ungulate, perissodactyl, perissodactyl mammalplacental mammals having hooves with an odd number of toes on each foot
Broaderanimal orderThe order of animals
CatalanPerissodàctil, perissodàctils, Perissodactyla

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