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Animal

Definition of animal:

part of speech: noun

An organized being, having life, sensation, and voluntary motion: it is distinguished from a plant, which is organized and has life, but not sensation or voluntary motion; the name sometimes implies the absence of the higher faculties peculiar to man.

part of speech: adjective

Animal.

part of speech: adjective

Of or belonging to animals: sensual.

part of speech: adjective

Of or belonging to feeling and moving creatures; as, The animal kingdom; an animal instinct.

part of speech: noun

A living creature possessing feeling and voluntary motion; a beast; a brute.

part of speech: noun

An organised body, having life, sensation, and voluntary motion.

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