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synonyms for ruminant

  • introspective
  • pensive
  • reflective
  • awake
  • aware
  • cogitative
  • lucubratory
  • musing
  • philosophical
  • prayerful
  • rapt
  • ruminative
  • thinking
  • thoughtful
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How to use ruminant in a sentence

That’s why cows and other ruminants, like goats and sheep, have multiple compartments in their stomachs to help them digest their food.
SURF AND TURF: HOW SEAWEED HELPS COWS BECOME BETTER CLIMATE CITIZENSARYN BAKERNOVEMBER 17, 2021TIME
The team also plans to study how the treatment works on other ruminants, including cattle raised for beef.
ANALYZE THIS: COWS BURP LESS METHANE AFTER EARLY-LIFE TREATMENTCAROLYN WILKEAPRIL 6, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Many studies have examined the chemicals’ impact on methane in adult ruminants.
ANALYZE THIS: COWS BURP LESS METHANE AFTER EARLY-LIFE TREATMENTCAROLYN WILKEAPRIL 6, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
Monona, who had previously hidden a cooky in her frock, now remembered it and crunched sidewise, the eyes ruminant.
MISS LULU BETTZONA GALE
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.
WITH ETHAN ALLEN AT TICONDEROGAW. BERT FOSTER
Tripe, trīp, n. entrails: parts of the compound stomach of a ruminant, esp.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO RUMINANT

  • awake
  • aware
  • cogitative
  • introspective
  • lucubratory
  • musing
  • pensive
  • philosophical
  • prayerful
  • rapt
  • reflective
  • ruminant
  • ruminative
  • thinking
  • thoughtful
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