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un·gu·late

 (ŭng′gyə-lĭt, -lāt′)
n.
A hoofed mammal, such as a horse, pig, deer, buffalo, or antelope, belonging to the former order Ungulata, now divided into several orders including Artiodactyla and Perissodactyla.

[Latin ungulātus, from ungula, hoof, diminutive of unguis, nail; see unguis.]

un′gu·late adj.

ungulate

(ˈʌŋɡjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt)
n
1. (Zoology) any of a large group of mammals all of which have hooves: divided into odd-toed ungulates (perissodactyls) and even-toed ungulates (artiodactyls). See perissodactyl, artiodactyl
2. (Animals) any of a large group of mammals all of which have hooves: divided into odd-toed ungulates (perissodactyls) and even-toed ungulates (artiodactyls). See perissodactyl, artiodactyl
[C19: from Late Latin ungulātus having hooves, from ungula]

un•gu•late

(ˈʌŋ gyə lɪt, -ˌleɪt)

adj.
1. having hoofs.
2. belonging or pertaining to the former order Ungulata, comprising all hoofed mammals, now divided into the odd-toed perissodactyls and the even-toed artiodactyls.
3. hooflike.
n.
4. a hoofed mammal.
[1795–1805; < Late Latin ungulātus hoofed = Latin ungul(a) hoof (ung(uis) (see unguis) + -ula -ule) + -ātus -ate1]

un·gu·late

(ŭng′gyə-lĭt)
A hoofed mammal. There are two kinds of ungulates: those having an even number of toes (artiodactyls) and those having an odd number of toes (perissodactyls).

ungulate

a mammal having hoofs, as the cow, horse, etc. — ungulate, adj.
See also: Animals
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ungulate - any of a number of mammals with hooves that are superficially similar but not necessarily closely related taxonomicallyungulate - any of a number of mammals with hooves that are superficially similar but not necessarily closely related taxonomically
eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal - mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
hoof - the foot of an ungulate mammal
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
cannon, shank - lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals
hock-joint, hock - tarsal joint of the hind leg of hoofed mammals; corresponds to the human ankle
Adj.1.ungulate - having or resembling hoofsungulate - having or resembling hoofs; "horses and other hoofed animals"
unguiculate, unguiculated - having or resembling claws or nails; "unguiculate animals"; "an unguiculate flower petal"
Translations
HuftierUnpaarhufer
kavioeläin
parkljar

ungulate

[ˈʌŋgjʊleɪt]
A. ADJungulado
B. Nungulado m

ungulate

nHuftier nt, → Ungulat m (spec)
adj mammalmit Hufen
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