ungulate

[ UK /ˈʌnɡjʊlˌe‍ɪt/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. having or resembling hoofs
    horses and other hoofed animals
NOUN
  1. any of a number of mammals with hooves that are superficially similar but not necessarily closely related taxonomically
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How To Use ungulate In A Sentence

  • However, in a phylogenetic analysis of the complete mitochondrial genome of the Jamaican fruit bat it appeared more closely related to cetferungulates, a clade including Cetacea, Artiodactyla, Perissodactyla, and Carnivora.
  • Also, Paedotherium, a hare-sized notoungulate that is one of the most abundant mammals of the Pampean Region, has been found in association with burrows.
  • Horses are members of the odd-toed ungulates, Perissodactyla. Letters to the Editor
  • Many ungulates have also evolved large, complexly grooved molar teeth to grind their food of grasses and other plants.
  • Given that cheese can be described as the rotted bodily fluid of an ungulate, that's not far off. You Eat That?
  • Fossils may tie them to the ungulates, but they seem quite distinct from any extant member of the group.
  • Within the St. Floris region, the most abundant large mammals seem to be kob Kobus kob, hartebeest Alcelaphus buselaphus and grey duiker Sylvicapra grimmia, with other fairly abundant ungulates including waterbuck Kobus ellipsiprymnus, oribi Ourebia ourebi, topi Damaliscus lunatus, reedbuck Redunca redunca, roan antelope Hippotragus equines and giant eland Taurotragus derbianus; also buffalo Syncerus caffer, warthog Phacochoerus aethiopicus and hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius. Manovo-Gounda-St Floris National Park, Central African Republic
  • Detailed study suggests that some dentally advanced taxa, ‘Zhelestidae,’ are ultimately related to ungulates.
  • The mammal community includes several ungulates of conservation importance such as the blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra), the chinkara (Gazella bennettii), and the small Indian chevrotain or mouse deer (Moschiola meminna). East Deccan dry-evergreen forests
  • This is an area of open grasslands grazed year round by large concentrations of several ungulate species.
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