(Greek: even, matching; even number)
2. Any of various hoofed mammals of the order Artiodactyla, which includes cattle, deer, camels, hippopotamuses, sheep, and goats, that have an even number of toes; usually two or sometimes four, on each foot.
2. The order of mammals that contains the even-toyed ungulates, in which the weight of the body is supported on the third and fourth digits only.
These large herbivorous mammals include sheep, goats, deer, domestic cattle, antelopes, pigs, camels, and giraffes.
The cud-chewing cloven-hoofed camels and ruminants have three or four chambers in the stomach, food being regurgitated from the first and chewed while the animal is resting before being swallowed again for complete digestion.
2. An ungulate (hoofed) animal of this kind.