What is another word for ruminantia?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈuːmɪnˌanʃə] (IPA)

Ruminantia is a term used to describe a group of mammals that have complex stomachs and chew cud. Some synonyms for this term include Artiodactyla, the order which encompasses deer, giraffes, and pigs; Pecora, a suborder that includes sheep, goats, and deer; and Bovidae, a family comprising of antelopes, sheep, and goats. These animals have a unique digestive system that allows them to extract nutrients from tough, fibrous plants. They regurgitate and re-chew their food, which is broken down by microorganisms present in their stomachs. These animals play a crucial role in maintaining the balance of our ecosystems by controlling plant growth and providing food for predators.

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Usage examples for Ruminantia

It would seem impossible for any animals to be more useful to man than the dog or the horse, yet these ruminantia are still more precious to him, for while they serve him as beasts of burden, or transport, they perform agricultural labours and supply him generally with a variety of food.
"Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals"
R. Lee
Orders found in other countries, such as the Pachydermata and ruminantia, are in Tasmania wholly wanting, as they are also throughout the extensive continent of Australia.
"The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)"
John West
See Flying-fox and Pteropus, 14. ruminantia, 49, 74. Salarias Alticus, 332. almasius, 68. Sardines, said to be poisonous, 324. Saw fish, 325. See Fishes.
"Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon"
J. Emerson Tennent

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