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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. An extensive division of Mammalia including those having claws or nails, as distinguished from the hoofed animals (Ungulata).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In the Linnean classification, one of the primary divisions, a subclass or superorder, of the Mammalia, including the four orders Bruta, Glires, Feræ, and Primates, or the edentates, rodents, carnivores, and quadrumanes (including man): correlated with Ungulata, or hoofed quadrupeds, and the cetaceans. [Not now used in any exact classificatory sense, though available as a designation.]

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. in former classifications a major division of Mammalia comprising mammals with nails or claws; distinguished from hoofed mammals and cetaceans

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Examples

  • (Black-eyed Peas - Vigna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata) 2.

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  • Curried Black-Eyed Peas (Lobhia Curry) (Black-eyed Peas - Vigna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata) 3.

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  • Vigna unguiculata, at least according to botanists, is a cousin to the Asian Vigna species.

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  • (Black-eyed Peas - Vigna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata)

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  • The stew may be added to traditionally prepared leafy vegetables, especially cowpea (Vigna unguiculata).

    Chapter 7

  • Let us look at Vigna unguiculata (cowpea) for an example of their treatment.

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  • Quick screening of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) genotypes for aluminium tolerance in an aluminium-treated acid soil.

    Chapter 8

  • A methodology for evaluating the manganese tolerance of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) and some preliminary results of field trials.

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  • You can plant pigeon pea with cereals such as sorghum and millet or with short-duration grain legumes such as cowpea (niebe, Vigna unguiculata).

    Chapter 4

  • Vigna unguiculata (cowpea, paayap) 60-240 days growth period well adapted to semi-arid regions grows over a wide range of soil types cannot tolerate waterlogging and salinity

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