ungulate
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈʌŋɡjələt/, /ˈʌŋɡjəleɪt/
Adjective

ungulate (not comparable)

  1. Having hooves.
    • 1866, Andrew Murray, The geographical distribution of mammals, page 242:
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    • 1893, in The American naturalist, volume 27, page 126 :
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    • 2012, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Collected John Carter of Mars, volume 3:
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  2. Shaped like a hoof.
    • 1922, in Indiana University studies, volume 9, page 68 :
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Translations Noun

ungulate (plural ungulates)

  1. An ungulate animal; a hooved mammal.
    The majority of large land mammals are ungulates.
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