unguligrade

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English[edit]

The hoof of a horse, a type of unguligrade, at Einsiedeln Abbey, Einsiedeln, Switzerland

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin unguligradus, from ungula (claw, hoof) (from unguis (fingernail or toenail; claw; hoof), from Proto-Italic, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃negʰ- (nail)) + gradus (pace, step) (from Proto-Indo-European *gʰredʰ- (to go, to walk)). Compare French ongulograde.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

unguligrade (not comparable)

  1. (zoology) That walks on hooves.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

unguligrade (plural unguligrades)

  1. (zoology) An animal that walks on hooves.

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

unguligrade

  1. feminine plural of unguligrado