artiodactyl


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artiodactyl

(är′tē-ō-dăk′təl)
n.
Any of various hoofed mammals of the order Artiodactyla, having an even number of toes, either two or four, on each foot. Artiodactyls include camels, pigs, hippopotamuses, and the ruminants, such as cattle, deer, sheep, and antelopes.

ar′ti·o·dac′tyl, ar′ti·o·dac′ty·lous (-tə-ləs) adj.
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