Origin of ungulate
Examples from the Web for ungulate
The existence of the three horns covered with unaltered skin is the main characteristic of this Ungulate.
No one will deny that the Hipparion is intermediate between the existing horse and certain other ungulate forms.On the Origin of Species|Charles Darwin
Quadrupeds he was the first to divide into ungulate and unguiculate, hoofed and clawed, having himself invented the Latin words.
Their structure proclaims these two divisions to be of ancient descent, and not to be modern twigs of the Ungulate stem.
An Ungulate is essentially a running animal, and has no need of a grasping finger.
British Dictionary definitions for ungulate
Word Origin for ungulate
Word Origin and History for ungulate
"hoofed," 1802, from Late Latin ungulatus "hoofed," from ungula "hoof, claw, talon," diminutive (in form but not sense) of unguis "nail" (see ungual). Ungulata, the order of hoofed mammals, is recorded from 1839.