ruminating


ruminating
'ru·mi·nate || 'ruːmɪneɪt v. chew cud, regurgitate food and re-chew it; think, meditate, ponder

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  • Ruminating — Ruminate Ru mi*nate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Ruminated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ruminating}.] [L. ruminatus, p. p. of ruminari, ruminare, fr. rumen, inis, throat, akin to ructare to belch, erugere to belch out, Gr. ?, AS. roccettan.] 1. To chew the cud;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Cud — (k[u^]d), n. [AS. cudu, cwudu,cwidu,cweodo, of uncertain origin; cf, G. k[ o]der bait, Icel. kvi[eth]r womb, Goth. qi[thorn]us. Cf. {Quid}.] 1. That portion of food which is brought up into the mouth by ruminating animals from their first stomach …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To chew the cud — Cud Cud (k[u^]d), n. [AS. cudu, cwudu,cwidu,cweodo, of uncertain origin; cf, G. k[ o]der bait, Icel. kvi[eth]r womb, Goth. qi[thorn]us. Cf. {Quid}.] 1. That portion of food which is brought up into the mouth by ruminating animals from their first …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • ruminate — [[t]ru͟ːmɪneɪt[/t]] ruminates, ruminating, ruminated 1) VERB If you ruminate on something, you think about it very carefully. [FORMAL] [V on/about/over n] He ruminated on the terrible wastage that typified American life... [V on/about/over n]… …   English dictionary


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