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- proper n. A taxonomic order within the superorder Laurasiatheria — the odd-toed ungulates.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A division of ungulate mammals, including those that have an odd number of toes, as the horse, tapir, and rhinoceros; -- opposed to Artiodactyla.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A suborder of Ungulata containing the odd-toed hoofed quadrupeds: distinguished from Artiodactyla.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. nonruminant ungulates: horses; tapirs; rhinoceros; extinct forms
From Ancient Greek περισσός (perissos, "uneven") + δάκτυλος (dáktulos, "a finger, toe"). (Wiktionary)