how to pronounce ruminant


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ruminant is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of ruminant in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the role of ruminant animals before …”

meanings of ruminant


  1. Pondering; ruminative.
  2. Chewing cud.


  1. An artiodactyl ungulate mammal which chews cud, such as a cow or deer.

ruminant frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ruminant occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics ruminant can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that ruminant can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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