from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A main classification of living organisms that includes all animals.
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- n. The regnum Animalia; the set of all animals.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. the whole class of beings endowed with animal life. It embraces several subkingdoms, and under these there are Classes, Orders, Families, Genera, Species, and sometimes intermediate groupings, all in regular subordination, but variously arranged by different writers.
- n. See under Animal.
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- n. taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
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