nonruminant

noun non·ru·mi·nant \ ˌnän-ˈrü-mə-nənt \

Definition of nonruminant

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

nonruminant

adjective
    • nonruminant herbivores
    • nonruminant species

First Known Use of nonruminant

1789

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