from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A group of ungulate mammals including the hog and the hippopotamus. The term is also sometimes applied to the bears, and to certain passerine birds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In mammalogy, the non-ruminant or omnivorous artiodactyl ungulate quadrupeds, as pigs and hippopotamuses; a division of Artiodactyla contrasting with Pecora or Ruminantia.
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