Definition of non-ruminant in English:

non-ruminant

adjective

  • Especially of a hoofed mammal: that is not a ruminant.

noun

  • A non-ruminant animal.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From non- + ruminant.

Pronunciation

non-ruminant

/nɒnˈruːmɪnənt/