ungulate

Definitions of ungulate
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n any of a number of mammals with hooves that are superficially similar but not necessarily closely related taxonomically

Synonyms:
hoofed mammal
Examples:
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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
Types:
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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

adj having or resembling hoofs

Synonyms:
hoofed, hooved, ungulated
solid-hoofed
having solid hooves
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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