Thursday, August 27, 2009


ungulate \ˈəŋ-gyə-lət\ adjective: 1 . having hooves,
2. of or relating to hoofed mammals
noun: a hoofed mammal

Etymology: Late Latin ungulatus, from Latin ungula hoof, from unguis nail, hoof

There are even-toed ungulates (such as sheep, goats, cattle, pigs, deer and camels) and odd-toed ungulates (horses, tapirs and rhinoceroses).

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