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English definition of “animal”

animal

adjective (FROM ANIMALS)    /ˈæn.ɪ.məl/
made or obtained from an animal or animals : animal products animal fat / skins Plants and animals - general words relating to, or taking the form of, an animal or animals rather than a plant or human being: The island was devoid of all animal life (= there were no animals on the island ).Plants and animals - general words
(Definition of animal adjective (FROM ANIMALS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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