1. animals that are habitually clean:
- Rats are obsessively clean animals that spend a good 20 percent of their day cleaning themselves.
2. animals considered fit for food by religious custom:
- God tells us that the clean animals were to be used for food and the unclean animals were not to be used as food.
cleanly animals — = clean animals 1:
- You need to spend only little time on the personal hygiene of the guinea-pigs because they are very cleanly animals.