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ruminantnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈruː.mɪ.nənt/ specialized
a ​type of ​animal that ​brings up ​food from ​itsstomach and chews it again, for ​example a ​cow, ​sheep, or deer
ruminant
adjective uk   us  
ruminant ​animals
(Definition of ruminant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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