ruminant

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin rūmināns, rūminantem, from rūminor (chew the cud).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹuːmɪnənt/
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AdjectiveEdit

ruminant (comparative more ruminant, superlative most ruminant)

  1. Chewing cud.
  2. Pondering; ruminative.
    • G. K. Chesterton
      “I wonder what a paradox is,” remarked the priest in a ruminant manner.

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NounEdit

ruminant (plural ruminants)

  1. An artiodactyl ungulate mammal which chews cud, such as a cow or deer.

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PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ruminant (feminine singular ruminante, masculine plural ruminants, feminine plural ruminantes)

  1. ruminant

NounEdit

ruminant m (plural ruminants)

  1. ruminant

VerbEdit

ruminant

  1. present participle of ruminer

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

rūminant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of rūminō