perissodactyl mammal

Definitions of perissodactyl mammal
  1. noun
    placental mammals having hooves with an odd number of toes on each foot
    synonyms: odd-toed ungulate, perissodactyl
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    Antonyms:
    artiodactyl, artiodactyl mammal, even-toed ungulate
    placental mammal having hooves with an even number of functional toes on each foot
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    Sir Barton
    thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1919
    Gallant Fox
    thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1930
    Omaha
    thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1935
    War Admiral
    thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1937
    Whirlaway
    thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1941
    Count Fleet
    thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1943
    Assault
    thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1946
    Citation
    thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1948
    Secretariat
    thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1973
    Seattle Slew
    thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1977
    Affirmed
    thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1978
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    equid, equine
    hoofed mammals having slender legs and a flat coat with a narrow mane along the back of the neck
    rhino, rhinoceros
    massive powerful herbivorous odd-toed ungulate of southeast Asia and Africa having very thick skin and one or two horns on the snout
    tapir
    large inoffensive chiefly nocturnal ungulate of tropical America and southeast Asia having a heavy body and fleshy snout
    Equus caballus, horse
    solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    ass
    hardy and sure-footed animal smaller and with longer ears than the horse
    mule
    hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse; usually sterile
    hinny
    hybrid offspring of a male horse and a female donkey or ass; usually sterile
    zebra
    any of several fleet black-and-white striped African equines
    Equus quagga, quagga
    mammal of South Africa that resembled a zebra; extinct since late 19th century
    Indian rhinoceros, Rhinoceros unicornis
    having one horn
    Rhinoceros antiquitatis, woolly rhinoceros
    extinct thick-haired species of Arctic regions
    Ceratotherium simum, Diceros simus, white rhinoceros
    large light-grey African rhinoceros having two horns; endangered; sometimes placed in genus Diceros
    Diceros bicornis, black rhinoceros
    African rhino; in danger of extinction
    New World tapir, Tapirus terrestris
    a tapir found in South America and Central America
    Indian tapir, Malayan tapir, Tapirus indicus
    a tapir found in Malaya and Sumatra
    type of:
    hoofed mammal, ungulate
    any of a number of mammals with hooves that are superficially similar but not necessarily closely related taxonomically
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