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The meaning of Ruminant

Ruminant – definition


An even-toed ungulate mammal that chews the cud regurgitated from its rumen. the ruminants comprise the cattle, sheep, antelopes, deer, giraffes, and their relatives.

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The giraffe is the biggest ruminant and the tallest mammal in the world.

A contemplative person; a person given to meditation.

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He was destined to become a ruminant, a haunter of libraries

Of or belonging to ruminants.

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A ruminant animal

A type of animal that brings up food from its stomach and chews it again, for example a cow, sheep, or deer

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The disease is spread by infected insects to ruminant animals, such as cows and sheep., the crop is…

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Herkauwer, Herkauwend

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Wiederkäuer, Wiederkäuend, Grübelnd

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जुगाली करनेवाला, मननशील, जुगली करनेवाला पशु, जुगाली करने वाला पशु, जुगाली करने वाले पशुओं से संबंधित, चिंतनशील

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반추 동물, 반추하는, 생각에 잠긴

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Жвачное животное, Жвачный, Задумчивый

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Word origin

early 17th century: from Latin ruminant- ‘chewing over again’, from the verb ruminari, from rumen ‘throat’ (see rumen).

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