from The Century Dictionary.

  • The non-ruminant ungulate mammals, or hoofed quadrupeds which do not chew the cud; in Cuvier's classification, the seventh order of Mammalia, divided into Proboscidea, Ordinaria, and Solidungula.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Zoöl.) A group of hoofed mammals distinguished for the thickness of their skins, including the elephant, hippopotamus, rhinoceros, tapir, horse, and hog; the pachyderms. It is now considered an artificial group.


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