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ungulate

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adjective un·gu·late \ˈəŋ-gyə-lət, ˈən-, -ˌlāt\

Definition of ungulate

  1. 1 :  having hooves

  2. 2 :  of or relating to the ungulates



Origin of ungulate

Late Latin ungulatus, from Latin ungula hoof, from unguis nail, hoof


First Known Use: 1839

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2

ungulate

noun un·gu·late

Definition of ungulate

  1. :  a hoofed typically herbivorous quadruped mammal (as an artiodactyl or a perissodactyl) of a group formerly considered a major mammalian taxon (Ungulata)



Origin of ungulate

New Latin Ungulata, from Late Latin, neuter plural of ungulatus


First Known Use: circa 1842

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