Definitions

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  • adj. partially wild

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Examples

  • China released six young, captive pandas into semi-wild enclosures as part of a project to help the endangered animals adapt to the wild.

    Asia in Pictures

  • Hindu devotees walk in India, police shield themselves from a molotov cocktail in the Philippines, China releases six pandas into semi-wild enclosures and more.

    Asia in Pictures

  • Grown semi-wild in the mountain region of Thiotte, the Blue Forest coffee is an heirloom typica variety, according to Mr. Carmichael, unaltered from the original coffee beans in Ethiopia.

    Haitian Coffee: Brewing Again

  • Yes | No | Report from ingebrigtsen wrote 28 weeks 4 hours ago taste of the wild got a wild journey flavour to it ... could probably make beef taste better if u chased it through a big forest then killed it by running it off a cliff with semi-wild dogs chasing it: P seriously wild meat tastes much better, and if it doesnt then blame the cook not the hunter: P

    Beef or Venison: Which Tastes Better?

  • But I think cities could have more semi-wild animal populations, not to mention that honorable institution: the farm. from → Observations

    Urban Dogs « Unknowing

  • He had no housepets, only the typical barnyard variety of semi-wild cats that were fed scraps and whatever critters they caught in the barn.

    Hooks in Household Pets

  • A Daily Intel reader, who goes by Elly, tells her tale of being gnawed on by one of the park's semi-wild creatures.

    Central Park Raccoon Attack Leaves Woman With Bite

  • The semi-wild tribe rushes to greet each boat in expectation of the arrival of the university feeding crew.

    Laguna Catemaco, Veracruz

  • Zimov started the park with a herd of 40 Yakutian horses, a semi-wild breed with a handsomely long mane that is raised by Yakuts and other native people for their meat.

    Russian Scientist Working To Recreate Ice Age Ecosystem

  • Thanks to piles of research, we now know that two primary factors influenced people who grew up to be noted conservationists: "Many hours spent outdoors in a keenly remembered wild or semi-wild place in childhood or adolescence, and an adult who taught respect for nature."

    Michelle Howard: Dictionary Removes Beaver, Replaces With Blog and Blackberry

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