Rumen Definition

ro͝omən
rumens, rumina
noun
rumens
The first stomach of a ruminant.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
first-stomach

Other Word Forms of Rumen

Noun

Singular:
rumen
Plural:
rumens, rumina

Origin of Rumen

  • Latin rūmen akin to Sanskrit romantha- ruminant, chewing the cud

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from Latin rūmen.

    From Wiktionary

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