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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. An extensive division of ruminants, including the antelopes, deer, and cattle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • The fifth Linnean order of Mammalia, composed of the genera Camelus, Moschus, Cervus, Capra, Ovis, and Bos; the ruminant or artiodactyl mammals, later called Ruminantia and (with a little extension) Artiodactyla. The name is still in use.

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