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English definition of “ruminant”

ruminant

noun [C]     /ˈruː.mɪ.nənt/ specialized
a type of animal that brings up food from its stomach and chews it again, for example a cow, sheep, or deerPlants and animals - general words ruminant     adjective ruminant animalsPlants and animals - general words
(Definition of ruminant noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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