Definition of Hoofed mammal

1. Noun. Any of a number of mammals with hooves that are superficially similar but not necessarily closely related taxonomically.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoofed Mammal

hoodwinkers
hoodwinking
hoodwinks
hoody
hooey
hooeys
hoof
hoof-and-mouth disease
hoof-mark
hoof it
hoof mark
hoofbeat
hoofbeats
hoofbound
hoofed
hoofed mammal (current term)
hoofer
hoofers
hoofing
hoofless
hooflike
hoofprint
hoofprints
hoofrot
hoofrots
hoofs
hoofstock
hooie
hook
hook, line and sinker

Literary usage of Hoofed mammal

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1. The Life of Richard Owen by Richard Owen (1894)
"... that of a hoofed mammal. In the light of more modern science, however, it is thought to belong to a peculiar group intermediate between the marsupials ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"In Brazil the tapir is usually called anta.] A hoofed mammal of the family ... H. A hoofed mammal resembling or related to the tapirs. ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"... a large cloven-hoofed mammal in general appearance somewhat between a donkey and a giraffe has been discovered in the Semliki forests of central Africa. ..."

4. A History of Land Mammals in the Western Hemisphere by William Berryman Scott (1913)
"This is the third instance to be cited of the acquisition of claws by a hoofed mammal and, as in the other two cases, ..."

5. The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1917)
"... /carnivorous, phytophagous; and (as Professor Owen thinks) a herbivorous hoofed mammal. Science does not admit the appearance of man before the close of ..."

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