Clean animal
An animal that is clean.
Ecclesiastical Dictionary: Containing, in Concise Form, Information upon Ecclesiastical, Biblical, Archæological, and Historical Subjects
Animals, Pure and Impure
Animals (pure and impure).—This regulation explains itself in the dietary code of Moses, which prescribed the pure animals for food for the Hebrew people, and the impure animals, which they were to reject. The permission to eat the flesh of certain animals, while that of others is strictly forbidden,
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ANIMALS OF THE BIBLE [בֵּהְמָהbehemah; κτήνους ktēnous]. By the time the OT was composed, all the animals deemed useful to human beings in the ancient Near Eastern menagerie had been already domesticated. Therefore, the Israelites were not involved in domesticating and introducing new species to the