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hoofed

(ho͝oft, ho͞oft)
adj.
Having hooves; ungulate.
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Dozens of scientific studies over the past 3 decades have convinced biologists that cetaceans are the progeny of hoofed mammals.
They clash on the issue of exactly where whales fit in the tree of hoofed mammals.
"We've thought since the '60s that whales evolved from hoofed, carnivorous mammals" known as mesonychians, says Philip D.