Ruminantia

[n] - cattle
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Ruminantia

Ru`mi·nan'ti·a noun plural [ New Latin ] (Zoology) A division of Artiodactyla having four stomachs. This division includes the camels, deer, antelopes, goats, sheep, neat cattle, and allies. » The vegetable food, after the first mastication, enters the first stomach ( r ). It...
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ruminantia

<zoology> A division of Artiodactyla having four stomachs. This division includes the camels, deer, antelopes, goats, sheep, neat cattle, and allies. ... The vegetable food, after the first mastication, enters the first stomach (r). It afterwards passes into the second (n), where it is moistened, and formed into pellets which the animal has t...
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Ruminantia

suborder Ruminantia noun cattle; bison; sheep; goats; antelopes; deer; chevrotains; giraffes; camels
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Ruminantia

• (n. pl.) A division of Artiodactyla having four stomachs. This division includes the camels, deer, antelopes, goats, sheep, neat cattle, and allies.
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ruminantia

ruminantia The vegetable food, after the first mastication, enters the first stomach. After that, it passes into the second stomach, where it is moistened, and formed into pellets which the animal has the power of bringing back to the mouth to be chewed again; after which, it is swallowed into the third stomach, whence it passes to the fourth stoma...
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Ruminantia

Ruminantia includes many of the well-known large grazing or browsing mammals: among them cattle, goats, sheep, deer, and antelope. All members of the Ruminantia are ruminants: they digest food in two steps, chewing and swallowing in the normal way to begin with, and then regurgitating the semi-digested cud to re-chew it and thus extract the maximu...
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