ruminant animal

ruminant animal
жвачное животное
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жвачное животное

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  • Ruminant — Ru mi*nant, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A ruminant animal; one of the Ruminantia. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ruminant — ruminant, ante [ ryminɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. et n. m. • 1555; de ruminer ♦ Qui rumine. Herbivore ruminant. ♢ N. m. (1680) Un ruminant : un animal ruminant. LES RUMINANTS : groupe de mammifères artiodactyles à deux doigts, dont l estomac complexe permet… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ruminant — Animal having a rumen a large digestive sac in which fibrous plant material is fermented by commensal microbes, prior to its digestion in a true stomach (the abomasum). Common farm ruminants are cattle and sheep …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • Ruminant — Ruminants Rough illustration of a ruminant digestive system Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Ruminant — Ruminantia Ruminants …   Wikipédia en Français

  • animal — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Any living thing not a plant Nouns 1. animal, beast, brute, creature, living thing, creeping thing, dumb animal; fauna, animal kingdom; buck, bull, bullock; doe; domestic animal, draft animal; wild… …   English dictionary for students

  • ruminant — An animal that chews the cud, material regurgitated from the rumen for rechewing; e.g., the sheep, cow, deer, or antelope. * * * ru·mi·nant rü mə nənt n a ruminant mammal ruminant adj of or relating to two suborders (Ruminantia and Tylopoda) of… …   Medical dictionary

  • ruminant — UK [ˈruːmɪnənt] / US [ˈrumɪnənt] noun [countable] Word forms ruminant : singular ruminant plural ruminants biology an animal such as a cow or a sheep that brings food back from its stomach into its mouth to chew it (= break it into small pieces… …   English dictionary

  • ruminant — n. & adj. n. an animal that chews the cud regurgitated from its rumen. adj. 1 of or belonging to ruminants. 2 contemplative; given to or engaged in meditation. Etymology: L ruminari ruminant (as RUMEN) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ruminant — ru·mi·nant || ruːmɪnÉ™nt n. animal which regurgitates food and re chews it, animal which chews the cud adj. cud chewing, characterized by regurgitation and re chewing of food (about animals); meditative, contemplative …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ruminant — /ˈrumənənt / (say roohmuhnuhnt) noun 1. any animal of the artiodactyl suborder Ruminantia, which comprises the various cloven hoofed and cud chewing quadrupeds, as cattle, bison, buffalo, sheep, goats, chamois, deer, antelopes, giraffes,… …  

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