PerissodactylaPer`is*so*dac"ty*la\, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ? odd (fr. ? over) + ? finger.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of ungulate mammals, including those that have an odd number of toes, as the horse, tapir, and rhinoceros; -- opposed to Artiodactyla.
|nonruminant ungulates: horses; tapirs; rhinoceros; extinct forms|
|the offspring of a zebra and a donkey.|
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