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  Definition of animal
  1. a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
  2. of the nature of or characteristic of or derived from an animal or animals; "the animal kingdom"; "animal instincts"; "animal fats"
Similar Words: animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna

 

Hyponyms: critter, creepy-crawly, darter, peeper, poikilotherm, ectotherm, range animal, vermin, varmint, varment, scavenger, work animal, domestic animal, migrator, molter, moulter, pet, stayer, stunt, marine animal, marine creature, sea animal, sea creature, female, male, adult, young, offspring, thoroughbred, purebred, pureblood, giant, dead animal, survivor, mutant, herbivore, insectivore, acrodont, pleurodont, zooplankton, embryo, conceptus, fertilized egg, chordate, invertebrate, metazoan, omnivore, predator, predatory animal, prey, quarry, game, biped, larva, racer, fictional animal, captive, mate

 

Member Meronyms: Animalia, kingdom Animalia, animal kingdom

 

Derivational Morphology: make, create, animalize, animalise

 

Anagrams: lamina, Manila, Malian, manila

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: dier   Arabic: حيوان  
Bosnian: zvijer and životinja   Breton: aneval and loen and loenel  
Bulgarian: животински and животно   Catalan: animal  
Chinese: 野獸   Croatian: animalan and životinja  
Danish: dyr and dyrisk   Dutch: beest and dier and dierlijk  
Esperanto: animalo   Estonian: loom  
Finnish: eläin   French: animal  
Frisian: dier   German: Tier and tierisch  
Greek: άγριος and ζώο   Hebrew: בעל חיים and חיה  
Hindi: हैवान   Hungarian: állat and állati  
Icelandic: dýr and dýrslegur   Ido: animalo  
Indonesian: hewan   Interlingua: animal and animal, bestia  
Italian: animale   Japanese: 動物  
Korean: 동물   Latin: animal and animalis  
Latvian: dzīvnieks   Lithuanian: gyvūnas and žvėris  
Malayalam: മൃഗം   Norwegian: dyr  
Novial: animale   Persian: حیوان  
Polish: zwierzę and zwierzęcy   Portuguese: animal  
Romanian: animal   Russian: животное and звериный  
Slovak: zviera and zvierací and živočích   Slovene: žival  
Spanish: animal   Swahili: mnyama  
Swedish: best and djur and djurisk   Tamil: விலங்கு  
Telugu: జంతువు   Turkish: hayvan  
Ukrainian: тваринa   Vietnamese: thú vật  
Welsh: mil  
 
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