Animal synonyms

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The totality of all things that exist:
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Like a pig, resembling a swine; gluttonous, coarse, debased.
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An animal of the class Mammalia, characterized by being warm-blooded, having hair and feeding milk to its young.
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A domestic animal, especially a cow, horse, or mule.
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The definition of bestial is savage, or like a beast or wild animal.
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Something animate; an animate thing; something that lives, as opposed to inanimate or dead things.
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Resembling a beast or some aspect of one.
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Of, pertaining to, or concerned with animals
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Of or pertaining to a zooid.
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The definition of animalistic is driven by physical appetites or animal desires.
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(Informal) Disagreeable; unpleasant
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An animal other than a human, especially a large four-footed mammal.
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Arising from impulse or natural inclination.
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Of or relating to material things:
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Having a body or material form; physical; corporeal.
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Of, relating to, or consisting of muscle:
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Resulting from, or showing preoccupation with, bodily or sexual pleasure
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Having to do with or preoccupied with bodily or sexual pleasures; sensual or sexual
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Down to earth, un-artificed, natural.
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Relating to or concerning nature:
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Another, extinct member of the genus Homo.
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A bishop of highest rank in a province or country.
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Any of a large group of chordates of the subphylum Vertebrata (or Craniata), characterized by having a backbone. Vertebrates are bilaterally symmetrical and have an internal skeleton of bone or cartilage, a nervous system divided into brain and spinal cord, and not more than two pairs of limbs. Vertebrates have a well-developed body cavity (called a coelom) containing a chambered heart, large digestive organs, liver, pancreas, and paired kidneys, and their blood contains both red and white corpuscles. Vertebrates include fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.
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An animal, esp. a mammal, with four feet
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An animal, being or construction that goes about on two feet (two legs).
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A plant that ingests small animals, esp. insects
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An organism that feeds chiefly on plants.
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An insectivorous organism.
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The definition of a scavenger is a person, animal or insect who takes what others have left or thrown away.
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An organism that eats both plants and animals.
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A mobile organism
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An animal, such as a donkey, ox, or elephant, used for transporting loads or doing other heavy work.
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(Now archaic) An animal seen as being without human reason; a senseless beast. [from 17th c.]
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A nonhuman creature
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(Figuratively) One exhibiting uncontrolled behaviour.
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A nonhuman creature
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A nonhuman creature
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A nonhuman creature
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An obnoxious person or troublemaker.
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The definition of a pet is a companion animal that you take care of and that keeps you company, like a dog or a cat.
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(Informal) An animal stereotypically found on a farm; livestock.
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A nonhuman creature
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A nonhuman creature
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(Informal) A very large animal, plant, or object.
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A fierce, brutal person
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Not lay or temporal; relating to sacred things; ecclesiastical.
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Relating to the understanding; treating of the mind; as, intellectual philosophy, sometimes called "mental" philosophy.
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Of or relating to existence outside the natural world.
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Something of mixed origin or composition, such as a word whose elements are derived from different languages.
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The state or quality of being mammalian, of being a mammal.
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An organism, especially an animal, that moves from one region to another (as for breeding) or that has established itself in an area where it previously did not exist.
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Any of a subkingdom (Protozoa) of microscopic animals made up of a single cell or a group of more or less identical cells and living in water or as parasites, including ciliates, flagellates, rhizopods, and sporozoans
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The representation of animal forms in decorative art or symbolism
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(Intransitive) To adapt to live with humans.
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To cause to continue or multiply by generation, or successive production; -- applied to animals and plants; as, to propagate a breed of horses or sheep; to propagate a species of fruit tree.
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The buildings, fixtures, and equipment, including machinery, tools, and instruments, necessary for an industrial operation or an institution:
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Any substance that is neither vegetable nor animal
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Relating to the desires and appetites of the body
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a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
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(Uncountable) animals considered as a group; especially those of a particular country, region, time, etc.
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Of, relating to, or resembling Adam.
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(Rare) of an animal or animals
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Resembling a brute or some aspect of one.
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(Zoology) Of or pertaining to the Crossopterygii.
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Resembling a fiend.
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Having shark-like characteristics, for example fierceness or agility.
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Wild, uncontrolled, especially of animals not domesticated or trained to human contact.
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Not licked.
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A mammal (Proteles cristatus) of southern and eastern Africa, similar to a hyena but feeding mainly on termites and insect larvae.
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A wild sheep (Ammotragus lervia) native to northern Africa and naturalized in the southwestern United States, having long, curved horns and long hair on the neck and chest.
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The three-banded armadillo, Tolypeutes matacus
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Any marsupial of the genus Bettongia, closely related to kangaroos.
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A civet (Arctictis binturong) of Southeast Asia with a long prehensile tail.
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Any of a genus (Brachiosaurus) of huge Jurassic sauropods having longer forelegs than hind legs and nostrils high on the forehead
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(Heraldry) A bearing resembling a giraffe but represented with long curved horns.
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A semi-aquatic South American rodent, Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris, the largest living rodent.
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Alternative form of cattelo.
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Any of several small deerlike hornless ruminants of the genera Hyemoschus, Moschiola, and Tragulus, native to tropical and subtropical forests of India, Southeast Asia, and west-central Africa.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Compsognathidae — small, bipedal, carnivorous theropod dinosaurs, about the size of a turkey, which lived around 150 million years ago.
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(Paleontology, dated) A member of the Captorhinidae, the earliest group of true reptiles from the Carboniferous through the Permian.
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Any of various carnivorous pelycosaurs of the genus Dimetrodon of the Permian Period, having long spines on the back that supported a sail-like structure, and powerful jaws with sharp teeth.
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(Zoology) Any member of the Dinichthyidae.
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Any of a genus (Diplodocus) of huge, plant-eating sauropod dinosaurs of the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods
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The reddish-brown color phase of the jaguarundi.
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(Obsolete) A word found in the Authorized Version of the Bible, representing different Hebrew originals. In Isaiah xxviii. 25, 27, it means the black aromatic seeds of Nigella sativa. In Ezekiel iv. 9, the Revised Version now reads "spelt".
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A polecat; a member of the Mustelidae family.
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A red-brown marmot, Marmota monax, native to North America.
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A South American ruminant mammal (Lama guanicoe), related to the llama and having soft, fine wool.
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Any of several small, ungulate herbivorous mammals, of the order Hyracoidea, with a bulky frame and fang-like incisors; they are native to Africa and the Middle East.
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Any of several wild goats of the genus Capra, especially C. ibex, native to mountainous regions of Eurasia and northern Africa, and having long, ridged, backward-curving horns.
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A medium-sized Central and South American wild cat, Puma yagouaroundi, Herpailurus yagouaroundi or Felis yagouaroundi.
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Any of a number of species comprising most of the family Dipodidae, native to the deserts of Asia and northern Africa, being a small, jumping rodent with a long tufted tail, very small forefeet and very long hind legs.
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(Rare) The hartebeest.
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A Central Asian breed of sheep.
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A wild sheep (Ovis musimon) native to the mountainous regions of Corsica and Sardinia: the male has large, curving horns
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Any of a genus (Muntiacus) of small jungle deer of Southeast Asia and the East Indies: the males have horns and long, sharp, tusklike canine teeth
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(India) A camel, especially an attractive camel
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Any of an order (Pholidota) of toothless, scaly mammals of Asia and Africa, feeding on ants and termites and able to roll into a ball when attacked; scaly anteater
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A South American hairy armadillo, Chaetophractus villosus.
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Any of various extinct, chiefly carnivorous synapsids of the Carboniferous and Permian Periods, including the dimetrodon and other species with saillike structures along the back.
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A member of any of various families of small, plant-eating Australian marsupials (order Diprotodontia), living chiefly in trees and often having bushy, prehensile tails, including flying phalangers and cuscuses
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Any member of the family Phytosauridae or Parasuchidae, a group of large semi-aquatic predatory archosaurs, resembling modern crocodiles, that flourished during the Late Triassic period.
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A taxonomic genus within the tribe Platypodini.
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Any of various extinct marine reptiles of the group Plesiosauria of the Mesozoic Era, having paddlelike limbs, a short tail, and sometimes a very long neck.
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Any of a genus (Pteranodon) of large, toothless, Late Cretaceous pterosaurs having a long, bony crest at the back of the head
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Any of various small, extinct flying reptiles (pterosaurs) of the genus Pterodactylus of the late Jurassic and Cretaceous Periods. Pterodactyls had long, narrow jaws with sharp teeth, and a wingspan of 1 m (3.3 ft) or less.
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(Often italicized) A traditional Bangladeshi hanging basket
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Any member of the extinct genus Smilodon, the saber-toothed tigers.
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Any of several large Eurasian squirrels, of the genera Citellus or Spermophilus
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A taxonomic genus within the family Myrmecophagidae — certain semi-arboreal anteaters.
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An extinct Northern European wild horse, Equus ferus ferus.
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The giant armadillo.
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An armadillo (Xenurus unicinctus), native to tropical South America; the broad-banded armadillo.
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Any of a genus (Titanosaurus) of large, plant-eating, amphibious sauropods of the Cretaceous
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A large ceratopsian dinosaur of the genus Triceratops of the Cretaceous Period, having a large bony frill at the back of the skull, a pair of horns above the eyes, and a single horn on the nose.
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Any large bipedal carnivorous dinosaur, of the family Tyrannosauridae, that lived in North America during the Cretaceous period.
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Either of two wild African hogs (Phacochoerus africanus or P. aethiopicus), having two pairs of curved tusks and wartlike growths on the face.
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Sensual; carnal.
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Exposed to the wind and sea; unsheltered.
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Existing in a wild or untamed state.
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Worldly:
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A nonhuman creature
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So obvious or conspicuous as to cause or heighten offense:
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Alternative spelling of non-rational.
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An arctic mammal, Ovibos moschatus of the Caprinae family, having a thick coat and long curved horns.
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The only member (Myocastor coypus) of a family (Myocastoridae) of South American water-dwelling rodents with webbed feet and a long, almost hairless tail; coypu
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(Rare) of or concerning animals
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Of or pertaining to ethology.
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Conceived of as having the form of an animal
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Having the form of an animal; animal-like, zoomorphic.
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Originating, or produced by animals rather then plants
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Of or having animal form
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Of, relating to, or affected with zoophilia.
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A microscopic or minute organism, such as an amoeba or paramecium, usually considered to be an animal.
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The animal instincts or nature in human beings
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The organisms of a specific region or period considered as a group.
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An animal, plant, foreign word, etc. that has become naturalized
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Any animal or other organism that hunts and kills other organisms (their prey), primarily for food
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A small game bird
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Biological is defined as a blood relation.
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