ungulate

Definitions of ungulate
  1. noun
    any of a number of mammals with hooves that are superficially similar but not necessarily closely related taxonomically
    synonyms: hoofed mammal
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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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    dinocerate
    an extinct ungulate
    odd-toed ungulate, perissodactyl, perissodactyl mammal
    placental mammals having hooves with an odd number of toes on each foot
    artiodactyl, artiodactyl mammal, even-toed ungulate
    placental mammal having hooves with an even number of functional toes on each foot
    dinoceras, uintathere
    a variety of dinocerate
    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
    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
    type of:
    eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal
    mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
  2. adjective
    having or resembling hoofs
    synonyms: hoofed, hooved, ungulated
    solid-hoofed
    having solid hooves
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    Antonyms:
    unguiculate, unguiculated
    having or resembling claws or nails
    clawed
    having or resembling a claw or claws; often used as a combining form
    clawlike
    resembling a claw
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