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cud

partially digested food regurgitated from the first stomach of cattle and other ruminants to the mouth for a second chewing
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"Whether or not there is a specific midrashic reference to a pig that chews the cud, it would appear that an animal which has split hoofs and which also chews its cud is ipso facto kosher," states Rabbi J.
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Later, when the animal is resting somewhere quieter, it regurgitates the food into the mouth and chews the cud, then swallows it again into other stomach compartments.