Translation of "animal" - English-Italian dictionary

animal

noun uk /ˈæn·ɪ·məl/ us /ˈæn·ə·məl/

A1 something that lives and moves but is not a person, bird, fish, or insect

animale
a wild animal un animale selvatico
She supports animal rights (= the idea that animals should be treated well by people). È sostenitrice dei diritti degli animali.

anything that lives and moves, including people, birds, etc.

essere animale
Are humans the only animals that use language? Gli esseri umani sono gli unici animali che usano il linguaggio?

(Translation of “animal” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)