ruminant
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɹuːmɪnənt/
Adjective

ruminant

  1. Chewing cud.
  2. Pondering; ruminative.
    • G. K. Chesterton
      “I wonder what a paradox is,” remarked the priest in a ruminant manner.
Translations Noun

ruminant (plural ruminants)

  1. An artiodactyl ungulate mammal which chews cud, such as a cow or deer.
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