from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A group of herbivorous mammals characterized by having the hoofs in a single series around the foot, as the elephant, rhinoceros, etc.
- n.pl. A group of perching birds which are anisodactylous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In the zoölogical system of Cuvier, one of four divisions of pachydermatous quadrupeds, including those which have several unsymmetrical hoofs.
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