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animal

noun
 
/ˈænɪməl/
A1 something that lives and moves but is not a person, bird, fish, or insect: a wild animal She supports animal rights (= the idea that animals should be treated well by people).
anything that lives and moves, including people, birds, etc.: Are humans the only animals that use language?
(Definition of animal from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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