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Oxford dictionary definition of the word ruminant:
1an even-toed ungulate mammal that chews the cud regurgitated from its rumen. The ruminants comprise the cattle, sheep, antelopes, deer, giraffes, and their relatives.
Suborder Ruminantia, order Artiodactyla: six families
2a contemplative person; a person given to meditation:
he was destined to become a ruminant, a haunter of libraries
of or belonging to ruminants:
a ruminant animal
mid 17th century: from Latin ruminant- ‘chewing over again’, from the verb ruminari, from rumen ‘throat’ (see rumen)