HyperDic: ruminant

English > 2 senses of the word ruminant:
NOUNanimalruminantany of various cud-chewing hoofed mammals having a stomach divided into four (occasionally three) compartments
ADJECTIVEpertruminantrelated to or characteristic of animals of the suborder Ruminantia or any other animal that chews a cud
ruminant > pronunciation
Soundsruw'mahnahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > ruminant: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelated to or characteristic of animals of the suborder Ruminantia or any other animal that chews a cud.
Example"ruminant mammals"
Oppositenonruminantnot ruminant
Spanishrumiante
Catalanremugant
NounsRuminantiacattle
Verbsruminatechew the cuds
English > ruminant: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of various cud-chewing hoofed mammals having a stomach divided into four (occasionally three) compartments.
Category ofpredigestdigest (food) beforehand
ruminatechew the cuds
Member ofRuminantia, suborder Ruminantiacattle
Partsabomasum, fourth stomachThe fourth compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
psalterium, omasum, third stomachThe third compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
reticulum, second stomachThe second compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
rumen, first stomachThe first compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
Narrowerbovidhollow-horned ruminants
chevrotain, mouse deerVery small hornless deer-like ruminant of tropical Asia and west Africa
deer, cerviddistinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
giraffe, camelopard, Giraffa camelopardalistallest living quadruped
pollardA usually horned animal that has either shed its horns or had them removed
pronghorn, prongbuck, pronghorn antelope, American antelope, Antilocapra americanafleet antelope-like ruminant of western North American plains with small branched horns
Broadereven-toed ungulate, artiodactyl, artiodactyl mammalplacental mammal having hooves with an even number of functional toes on each foot
Spanishrumiante
Catalanremugant, ruminant
Verbsruminatechew the cuds

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