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menagerie

noun [C] uk   /məˈnædʒ.ər.i/ us    /-ɚ-/
a collection of wild animals that are kept privately or to show to the public
Translations of “menagerie”
in Spanish casa de fieras…
in French ménagerie…
in German die Menagerie…
in Chinese (Traditional) (私人豢養或供公眾觀賞的一群)野生動物…
in Chinese (Simplified) (私人豢养或供公众观赏的一群)野生动物…
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