nonruminant

noun
non·​ru·​mi·​nant | \ ˌnän-ˈrü-mə-nənt How to pronounce nonruminant (audio) \
plural nonruminants

Definition of nonruminant

: an animal that is not ruminant horses and other hoofed nonruminants

Other Words from nonruminant

nonruminant adjective
nonruminant herbivores nonruminant species

First Known Use of nonruminant

1789, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonruminant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonruminant. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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