noun, plural rumina
[roo-muh-nuh] /ˈru mə nə/ (Show IPA)
the first stomach of ruminating animals, lying next to the reticulum.
noun (pl) -mens, -mina (-mɪnə)
the first compartment of the stomach of ruminants, behind the reticulum, in which food is partly digested before being regurgitated as cud
The first and largest division of the stomach in ruminant animals, in which the food is fermented by microorganisms. See more at ruminant.
adjective, Chiefly British. 1. odd, strange, or queer: a rum fellow. 2. problematic; difficult. noun 1. spirit made from sugar cane, either coloured brownish-red by the addition of caramel or by maturation in oak containers, or left white adjective rummer, rummest 1. (Brit, slang) strange; peculiar; odd noun 1. short for rummy1
noun 1. Count, Benjamin Thompson. noun 1. Count Rumford, See Thompson (sense 1)
noun 1. Jalal ud-din [Persian jah-lahl ood-deen,, oo d-,, ja-] /Persian dʒɑˈlɑl udˈdin,, ʊd-,, dʒæ-/ (Show IPA), Jalal ud-din Rumi.
noun 1. any even-toed, hoofed mammal of the suborder Ruminantia, being comprised of cloven-hoofed, cud-chewing quadrupeds, and including, besides domestic cattle, bison, buffalo, deer, antelopes, giraffes, camels, and chevrotains. adjective 2. ruminating; chewing the cud. 3. contemplative; meditative: a ruminant scholar. noun 1. any artiodactyl mammal of the suborder Ruminantia, the members of which chew […]