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Away goes your fine brain, the house of thought and instinct, to swell the cud of a ruminant animal!
CAPE CODHENRY D. THOREAU
He was eating in his slow ruminant way—he ate enormously but never hungrily.
THE KENTUCKY WARBLERJAMES LANE ALLEN
Paunch, pawnsh, or pnsh, n. the belly: the first and largest stomach of a ruminant.
Monona, who had previously hidden a cooky in her frock, now remembered it and crunched sidewise, the eyes ruminant.
On the other hand, his intelligence is a grade or two above that of perhaps any ruminant or other herbivorous quadruped.
ANIMAL INTELLIGENCEGEORGE J. ROMANES
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.
Tripe, trīp, n. entrails: parts of the compound stomach of a ruminant, esp.
She liked, too, to call at the cottage for mother and child, and take them for long rambling drives behind her ruminant pony.
THE NEST BUILDERBEATRICE FORBES-ROBERTSON HALE
It is the ruminant season, when it is needful that one should digest what has been stored up within.
A BREEZE FROM THE WOODS, 2ND ED.WILLIAM CHAUNCEY BARTLETT
The stomachs of ruminant animals excited his interest, and he described their structure.

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