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zebra

noun [C] uk   /ˈzeb.rə/ /ˈziː.brə/ ( plural zebras or zebra) us  
B2 an African wild animal that looks like a horse, with black or brown and white lines on its body
Translations of “zebra”
in Korean 얼룩말…
in Arabic حِمار وَحْشي…
in French zèbre…
in Turkish zebra…
in Italian zebra…
in Chinese (Traditional) (產於非洲的)斑馬…
in Russian зебра…
in Polish zebra…
in Spanish cebra…
in Portuguese zebra…
in German das Zebra…
in Catalan zebra…
in Japanese シマウマ…
in Chinese (Simplified) (产于非洲的)斑马…
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