The stomachs of ruminant animals excited his interest, and he described their structure.
And, contrariwise, there is tripe—“the stomach of the ox or of some other ruminant.”
Skeletons of ruminant animals are generally clean enough without that.
While they were talking, William Sanders came up, chewing like a ruminant.
This is in the present family of the diffuse kind, not presenting the separated and tufted cotyledons of the ruminant placenta.
I believe that no other ruminant is harder to kill outright.
It was the dry and broken hoof of some ruminant animal–an ox, perhaps, for it was too large for any deer that Enoch had ever seen.
Australia has no apes, monkeys or baboons, and no ruminant beasts.
For two years I've watched men eat, eat, eat, until they represent nothing on earth to me but ruminant bipeds.
From the same stratum, also, they drew up the lower half of the humerus of a ruminant, at first referred to a hyæna.
ruminant ru·mi·nant (rōō'mə-nənt)
Any of various hoofed, even-toed, usually horned mammals of the suborder Ruminantia, such as cattle, sheep, goats, deer, and giraffes, characteristically having a stomach divided into four compartments and chewing a cud consisting of regurgitated, partially digested food.
Any of various even-toed hoofed mammals of the suborder Ruminantia. Ruminants usually have a stomach divided into four compartments (called the rumen, reticulum, omasum, and abomasum), and chew a cud consisting of regurgitated, partially digested food. Ruminants include cattle, sheep, goats, deer, giraffes, antelopes, and camels.