perissodactyl definition

  • adjective:
    • Having an uneven number of feet.
    • Of or concerning specific hoofed animals, like horses and rhinoceroses, associated with purchase Perissodactyla, having an uneven number of toes.
  • noun:
    • A hoofed mammal of order Perissodactyla.
    • Any ungulate mammal with an odd quantity of feet and belonging to the Perissodactyla, including the ponies, zebra, and rhinoceros.
    • One of the Perissodactyla.
    • a part associated with Perissodactyla; a perissad.
    • placental animals having hooves with an odd number of feet for each foot
  • others:
    • Odd-toed, as a hoofed quadruped; of or with respect to, or characteristic of, the Perissodactyla. In addition perissodactylate, perissodactylic, perissodactylous.

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