ungulate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj ungulate having or resembling hoofs "horses and other hoofed animals"
    • n ungulate any of a number of mammals with hooves that are superficially similar but not necessarily closely related taxonomically
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ungulate (Zoöl) Any hoofed quadruped; one of the Ungulata.
    • Ungulate (Zoöl) Furnished with hoofs. See the Note under Nail n., 1.
    • Ungulate Shaped like a hoof.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • ungulate Shaped or formed into a hoof; hoof-like; ungulous.
    • ungulate Hoofed, as a quadruped, like the horse, ox, etc.; belonging to the Ungulata. See bisulcate, multungulate, solidungulate, subungulate.
    • n ungulate An ungulate or hoofed quadruped.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Ungulate (ung′gū-lāt) hoof-shaped: hoofed, having the digits enclosed in hoofs
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. ungulatus,. See Ungula
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. unguis, a nail.

Usage

In literature:

This indicates the line of development of the Ungulates (hoofed animals) in the struggle of the Tertiary Era.
"The Story of Evolution" by Joseph McCabe
Ungulates, development in N. America during Tertiary period.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
A family of Tertiary Ungulates.
"The Ancient Life History of the Earth" by Henry Alleyne Nicholson
It was a zaragoat, a three-horned domesticated ungulate.
"Little Fuzzy" by Henry Beam Piper
The charge of the rhinoceros and other great ungulates is probably always a fear reaction.
"The Psychology of Nations" by G.E. Partridge
Proboscis of ungulates, 123.
"On the Genesis of Species" by St. George Mivart
Ungulate: shaped like a hoof.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Of the ungulates there are horses and asses, pigs, cattle, sheep, goats, and reindeer.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
The pileus is pulvinate-ungulate, much dilated, deeply sulcate; cinnamon, then brown or blackish; very much cracked or rimose.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
This species is the most conspicuous (and possibly the most abundant) ungulate in Harding County.
"Mammals of Northwestern South Dakota" by Kenneth W. Andersen
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In news:

Hoofed mammals, AKA "ungulates" aren't just pigs and cattle.
The fleet of ungulates typically embarks on its lengthy migration by now.
Having Trademarked the Ungulate Look, Restaurateur Butts Heads With Imitators.
Millions of these one-ton ungulates roam North America.
As Jonathan Swift noticed, there are rivalries among the ungulates, but no prevarication .
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