Definition of even-toed ungulate in English:

even-toed ungulate

Syllabification: e·ven-toed un·gu·late

noun

A hoofed mammal of an order that includes the ruminants, camels, pigs, and hippopotamuses. Mammals of this group have either two or four toes on each foot. Compare with odd-toed ungulate.
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  • It is in these layers that fossils of odd-toed ungulates, even-toed ungulates, and primates first appear.
  • Traditional morphological taxonomy groups the even-toed ungulates within the order Artiodactyla.
  • Notably, however, a recent and large-scale comparative analysis concluded that countershading may aid concealment in even-toed ungulates but that it is unlikely to do so in lagomorphs.

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