from The Century Dictionary.

  • Walking upon hoofs; having true hoofs; cloven-footed, as a ruminant, or solidungulate, as the horse; belonging to the Unguligrada; not phalangigrade or tylopod.
  • noun An unguligrade quadruped.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Having, or walking on, hoofs.

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  • adjective that walks on hooves.


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  • 'lightweight' distal limb segments; interlocked or fused hand and foot elements; and a subunguligrade or unguligrade stance (unguligrady = condition where the animal bears all weight on its unguals; subunguligrady = similar, but with some weight borne on the penultimate phalanges as well).

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