- having hoofs; of or belonging to a former group of all mammals having hoofs
- shaped like a hoof
Origin of ungulateLate Latin ungulatus from Classical Latin ungula, a hoof from unguis, a nail
a mammal having hoofs
A hoofed mammal, such as a horse, pig, deer, buffalo, or antelope, belonging to the former order Ungulata, now divided into several orders including Artiodactyla and Perissodactyla.
Origin of ungulateLatin ungulātus from ungula hoof diminutive of unguis nail ; see unguis .
- Having hooves.
- Shaped like a hoof.