Soliped

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Soliped (Zoöl) A mammal having a single hoof on each foot, as the horses and asses; a solidungulate. "The solipeds , or firm-hoofed animals, as horses, asses, and mules, etc., -- they are, also, in mighty number."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n soliped Same as solidungulate.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Soliped sol′i-ped an animal with a single or uncloven hoof on each foot
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. solipède, It. solipede, Sp. solipedo,; apparently fr. L. solus, alone + pes, pedis, a foot; but probably fr. L. solidipes, solid-footed, whole-hoofed. See Solid, and Pedal
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. solus, alone, pes, pedis, a foot.

Usage

In literature:

They are peculiar to solipeds.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
The bones of the tarsus are not seven in all animals; they are fewer in ruminants and solipeds.
"Artistic Anatomy of Animals" by Édouard Cuyer
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