Chewing the cud; characterized by chewing again what has been swallowed; of or pertaining to the Ruminantia.
- Any of various hoofed, even-toed, usually horned mammals of the suborder Ruminantia, such as cattle, sheep, goats, deer, and giraffes, characteristically having a stomach divided into four compartments and chewing a cud consisting of regurgitated, partially digested food.
- Characterized by the chewing of cud.
- Of or belonging to the Ruminantia.
- Meditative; contemplative.