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odd-toed ungulate

Definition:

a placental mammal having hooves with an odd number of toes on each foot

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

odd-toed ungulates

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Examples:

equine | rhinoceros | tapir

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Odd-toed ungulate | Perissodactyla

a mammal with hooves that feature an odd number of toes. Odd-toed ungulates comprise the order Perissodactyla. The middle toe on each hoof is usually larger than its neighbours. Odd-toed ungulates are relatively large grazers and, unlike the ruminant ... (39 of 2295 words, 7 images)

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Oxford Dictionary:

odd-toed ungulate

a hoofed mammal of an order which includes horses, rhinoceroses, and tapirs. Mammals of this group have either one or three toes on each foot. | Order ... (26 of 52 words, 2 definitions)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/odd--toed-ungulate

Britannica Encyclopedia:

perissodactyl [order of mammal] | Equus asinus [species] | Equus caballus [species] | Equus zebra [species]

any member of the order Perissodactyla, a group of herbivorous mammals characterized by the possession of either one or three hoofed toes on each ... (24 of 946 words, 3 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/452044​/perissodactyl

Collins Dictionary:

perissodactyl | perissodactyle | perissodactylous [adjective, derived]

any placental mammal of the order "Perissodactyla", having hooves with an odd number of toes: includes horses, tapirs, and rhinoceroses | of, relating ... (22 of 205 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/perissodactyl

Merriam-Webster:

perissodactyl

any of an order (Perissodactyla) of nonruminant ungulate mammals (as a horse, a tapir, or a rhinoceros) that usually have an odd number of toes, molar ... (26 of 68 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/perissodactyl

American Heritage Dictionary:

perissodactyl | perissodactylous [adjective, related]

Having an uneven number of toes. | Of or relating to certain hoofed mammals, such as horses and rhinoceroses, of the order Perissodactyla, that have ... (24 of 66 words, 3 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/perissodactyl

New World Dictionary:

perissodactyl | perissodactylous [adjective, related]

having an uneven number of toes on each foot | any of an order (Perissodactyla) of hoofed mammals with an uneven number of toes on each foot and a ... (28 of 58 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/perissodactyl

Random House Dictionary:

perissodactyl | perissodactyle [sense-specific]

having an uneven number of toes or digits on each foot. | any mammal of the order Perissodactyla, comprising the odd-toed hoofed quadrupeds and ... (23 of 40 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/perissodactyl

Wiktionary:

perissodactyl | perissodactyls [plural]

Any ungulate mammal with an odd number of toes and belonging to the Perissodactyla, including the horses, zebra, and rhinoceros. (20 of 21 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/perissodactyl

Encarta Dictionary:

perissodactyl | perissodactyls [plural]

a large animal that belongs to the order of mammals with hooves and an odd number of toes, which includes horses, rhinoceroses, and ... (23 of 55 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861725093​/definition​.html  [offline]

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