1. cattle; bison; sheep; goats; antelopes; deer; chevrotains; giraffes; camels
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  • _Osteology of the feet in Ruminantia_, Artiodactyla -- The following illustrations were inadvertently omitted from the text in the section on the _Artiodactyla_. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon
  • The rasorial type comprehends most of the animals which become domesticated and useful to man, as, first, the fowls which give a name to the type, the ungulata, and more particularly the ruminantia, among quadrupeds, and the dog among the ferae. Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation
  • Under the systems of older naturalists the thick-skinned animals were lumped together under the order UNGULATA, or _hoofed animals_, subdivided by Cuvier into _Pachydermata_, or thick-skinned non-ruminants, and _Ruminantia_, or ruminating animals; but neither the elephant nor the coney can be called hoofed animals, and in other respects they so entirely differ from the rest that recent systematists have separated them into three distinct orders -- _Proboscidea_, _Hyracoidea_ and _Ungulata_, which classification I here adopt. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon
  • And then on to ruminant, which verified my initial rumgumption about the cud-chewing, but included, also, a reference to the "ruminantia," which are "a division of even-toed, hoofed mammals" including some which do not chew the cud! VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIV No 3
  • The navicular and cuboid bones of the ankle are not fused, a primitive condition that separates tylopods from the third suborder the Ruminantia.
  • Camels are now no longer included in the suborder of Ruminantia, but in a separate suborder of Tylopoda, which also chew their food twice. Modern Science in the Bible
  • It does not belong to the scientific classification of the Ruminantia, such as cows, sheep, goats, deer, giraffes, and antelopes. Modern Science in the Bible
  • The Bible does not say that the rabbit belongs to the suborder of Ruminantia; that would have been a slip. Modern Science in the Bible
  • The digestive system of the ruminantia is more complicated in structure than that of any other class of animals; and, owing to this complexity, and the consequent difficulty of investigating it, its nature and functions have been less perfectly understood. Delineations of the Ox Tribe The Natural History of Bulls, Bisons, and Buffaloes. Exhibiting all the Known Species and the More Remarkable Varieties of the Genus Bos.
  • Liberals tend to be more optimistic about the prospects for world order, and they perceive the common humanity ruminantia of the sheep and the goats. Cranmer
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