HyperDic: perissodactyl

English > 1 sense of the word perissodactyl:
NOUNanimalperissodactyl, odd-toed ungulate, perissodactyl mammalplacental mammals having hooves with an odd number of toes on each foot
English > perissodactyl: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningplacental mammals having hooves with an odd number of toes on each foot.
Synonymsodd-toed ungulate, perissodactyl mammal
Member ofPerissodactyla, order Perissodactylanonruminant ungulates
Narrowerequine, equidhoofed mammals having slender legs and a flat coat with a narrow mane along the back of the neck
rhinoceros, rhinomassive powerful herbivorous odd-toed ungulate of southeast Asia and Africa having very thick skin and one or two horns on the snout
tapirlarge inoffensive chiefly nocturnal ungulate of tropical America and southeast Asia having a heavy body and fleshy snout
Broaderungulate, hoofed mammalAny of a number of mammals with hooves that are superficially similar but not necessarily closely related taxonomically
Oppositeeven-toed ungulate, artiodactyl, artiodactyl mammalplacental mammal having hooves with an even number of functional toes on each foot

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