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Synonyms for cud

food of a ruminant regurgitated to be chewed again

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a wad of something chewable as tobacco

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Given these specifications, a genetically engineered pig that is the offspring of a mother pig, even if it is transformed into a cud-chewing, split-hoofed creature, will not be declared kosher by most authorities.
Unlike insects that compensate for protein-poor diets by eating more, cud-chewing animals like sheep tend to eat less, Owensby says.
cud-chewing movement that has become his trademark.
No Swiss traditional parade worth its salt is complete without its cud-chewing, udder-swinging, bell-ringing contingent.
ban on feeding parts of ruminants (cud-chewing animals) back to ruminants.
We could referendum the antidiscrimination bill back in; proclaim a statewide Day of Public Atonement for Poor Citizenship, which ought to entail humiliating, slightly painful rituals for each Mainer (especially our bomb-happy secretary of defense); and, of course, abolish Christianity, at least in its fundamentalist, ovine, cud-chewing variety.
If Brooks Simpson's book diminishes the incessant scholarly cud-chewing about Henry Adams, it will have performed a notable public service.
Recent laboratory experiments indicate BSE can also be passed to sheep and other cud-chewing animals.
Indeed, early on in Hot Air, Kurtz discusses the typical consumer of media as a cud-chewing passive recipient: "All the yammering out there undoubtedly reflects a populace fixated on the new and the novel, remote controls firmly in hand, grazing across the land of talk." Whether we are sheep or cows in Kurtz's paternalistic vision, we clearly need to be herded.
According to the indoor estimates of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, cud-chewing animals account for about a sixth of the world's total emissions of methane.
Finally, the principal dietary sources of CLA appear to be animal products, specifically dairy products, meat from ruminant (cud-chewing) animals, and turkey.
On the following day, the number of cud-chewing and the time spent in the rumination of each ruminal cake were undertaken by digital chronometer.