Synonyms for ruminant
- 1. ruminant, even-toed ungulate, artiodactyl, artiodactyl mammal
- usage: any of various cud-chewing hoofed mammals having a stomach divided into four (occasionally three) compartments
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- 1. ruminant (vs. nonruminant)
- usage: related to or characteristic of animals of the suborder Ruminantia or any other animal that chews a cud; "ruminant mammals"