artiodactyl mammal

artiodactyl mammal
noun
placental mammal having hooves with an even number of functional toes on each foot
Hypernyms: ↑ungulate, ↑hoofed mammal
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Artiodactyla, ↑order Artiodactyla

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  • artiodactyl — n. 1. placental mammal having hooves with an even number of functional toes on each foot; a member of the {artiodactyla}. Syn: artiodactyle, even toed ungulate, artiodactyl mammal [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • artiodactyl — I noun placental mammal having hooves with an even number of functional toes on each foot • Syn: ↑even toed ungulate, ↑artiodactyl mammal • Ant: ↑odd toed ungulate (for: ↑even toed ungulate) …   Useful english dictionary

  • artiodactyl — artiodactylous, adj. /ahr tee oh dak til/, adj. 1. Zool. having an even number of toes or digits on each foot. n. 2. a hoofed, even toed mammal of the order Artiodactyla, comprising the pigs, hippopotamuses, camels, deer, giraffes, pronghorns,… …   Universalium

  • mammal — mammallike, adj. /mam euhl/, n. any vertebrate of the class Mammalia, having the body more or less covered with hair, nourishing the young with milk from the mammary glands, and, with the exception of the egg laying monotremes, giving birth to… …   Universalium

  • artiodactyl — noun Any ungulate mammal with an even number of toes and belonging to the Artiodactyla, including pigs, sheep, deer, cattle, and most grazing animals …   Wiktionary

  • artiodactyl — [ˌα:tɪə(ʊ) daktɪl] noun Zoology a mammal of the order Artiodactyla, which comprises the ruminants, camels, pigs, and hippopotamuses (the even toed ungulates). Origin from mod. L. Artiodactyla, from Gk artios even + daktulos finger, toe …   English new terms dictionary

  • artiodactyl — ar•ti•o•dac•tyl [[t]ˌɑr ti oʊˈdæk tɪl[/t]] adj. 1) zool. having an even number of toes or digits on each foot 2) mam a hoofed, even toed mammal of the order Artiodactyla, as the cow and other ruminants, the pig, and the hippopotamus Compare… …   From formal English to slang

  • hoofed mammal — noun any of a number of mammals with hooves that are superficially similar but not necessarily closely related taxonomically • Syn: ↑ungulate • Derivationally related forms: ↑ungulate (for: ↑ungulate) • Hypernyms: ↑placental …   Useful english dictionary

  • even-toed ungulate — noun placental mammal having hooves with an even number of functional toes on each foot • Syn: ↑artiodactyl, ↑artiodactyl mammal • Ant: ↑odd toed ungulate • Hypernyms: ↑ungulate, ↑hoofed mammal …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mammals of Glacier National Park (U.S.) — Bighorn Sheep There are at least 14 Large Mammal and 50 Small Mammal species known to occur in Glacier National Park (U.S.). Species are listed by common name, scientific name, typical habitat and occurrence[1]. Common and scientific names from R …   Wikipedia

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