artiodactyl

Definitions of artiodactyl
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n placental mammal having hooves with an even number of functional toes on each foot

Synonyms:
artiodactyl mammal, even-toed ungulate
Antonyms:
odd-toed ungulate, perissodactyl, perissodactyl mammal
placental mammals having hooves with an odd number of toes on each foot
Types:
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swine
stout-bodied short-legged omnivorous animals
musk hog, peccary
nocturnal gregarious pig-like wild animals of North America and South America
Hippopotamus amphibius, hippo, hippopotamus, river horse
massive thick-skinned herbivorous animal living in or around rivers of tropical Africa
ruminant
any of various cud-chewing hoofed mammals having a stomach divided into four (occasionally three) compartments
camel
cud-chewing mammal used as a draft or saddle animal in desert regions
llama
wild or domesticated South American cud-chewing animal related to camels but smaller and lacking a hump
Vicugna vicugna, vicuna
small wild cud-chewing Andean animal similar to the guanaco but smaller; valued for its fleecy undercoat
pollard
a usually horned animal that has either shed its horns or had them removed
Sus scrofa, grunter, hog, pig, squealer
domestic swine
boar
an uncastrated male hog
sow
an adult female hog
razorback, razorback hog, razorbacked hog
a mongrel hog with a thin body and long legs and a ridged back; a wild or semi-wild descendant of improved breeds; found chiefly in the southeastern United States
Sus scrofa, boar, wild boar
Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come; introduced in United States
Babyrousa Babyrussa, babiroussa, babirusa, babirussa
Indonesian wild pig with enormous curved canine teeth
warthog
African wild swine with warty protuberances on the face and large protruding tusks
Peccari angulatus, Tayassu angulatus, Tayassu tajacu, collared peccary, javelina
dark grey peccary with an indistinct white collar; of semi desert areas of Mexico and southwestern United States
Tayassu pecari, white-lipped peccary
blackish peccary with whitish cheeks; larger than the collared peccary
Chiacoan peccary
a recently discovered large wild pig of Paraguay
bovid
hollow-horned ruminants
American antelope, Antilocapra americana, prongbuck, pronghorn, pronghorn antelope
fleet antelope-like ruminant of western North American plains with small branched horns
cervid, deer
distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
chevrotain, mouse deer
very small hornless deer-like ruminant of tropical Asia and west Africa
Arabian camel, Camelus dromedarius, dromedary
one-humped camel of the hot deserts of northern Africa and southwestern Asia
Bactrian camel, Camelus bactrianus
two-humped camel of the cold deserts of central Asia
Lama peruana, domestic llama
used in the Andes as a beast of burden and source of wool; considered a domesticated variety of the guanaco
Lama guanicoe, guanaco
wild llama
Lama pacos, alpaca
domesticated llama with long silky fleece; believed to be a domesticated variety of the guanaco
Giraffa camelopardalis, camelopard, giraffe
tallest living quadruped; having a spotted coat and small horns and very long neck and legs; of savannahs of tropical Africa
Type of:
hoofed mammal, ungulate
any of a number of mammals with hooves that are superficially similar but not necessarily closely related taxonomically

adj of or relating to or belonging to mammals of the order Artiodactyla

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