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Animal

An´i`mal
n.1.An organized living being endowed with sensation and the power of voluntary motion, and also characterized by taking its food into an internal cavity or stomach for digestion; by giving carbonic acid to the air and taking oxygen in the process of respiration; and by increasing in motive power or active aggressive force with progress to maturity.
2.One of the lower animals; a brute or beast, as distinguished from man; as, men and animals.
a.1.Of or relating to animals; as, animal functions.
2.Pertaining to the merely sentient part of a creature, as distinguished from the intellectual, rational, or spiritual part; as, the animal passions or appetites.
3.Consisting of the flesh of animals; as, animal food.
Animal magnetism
See Magnetism and Mesmerism.
Animal electricity
the electricity developed in some animals, as the electric eel, torpedo, etc.
Animal flower
(Zool.) a name given to certain marine animals resembling a flower, as any species of actinia or sea anemone, and other Anthozoa, hydroids, starfishes, etc.
Animal heat
(Physiol.) the heat generated in the body of a living animal, by means of which the animal is kept at nearly a uniform temperature.
Animal spirits
See under Spirit.
Animal kingdom
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.
Noun1.Animalanimal - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Adj.1.animal - of the appetites and passions of the body; "animal instincts"; "carnal knowledge"; "fleshly desire"; "a sensual delight in eating"; "music is the only sensual pleasure without vice"
Synonyms: carnal, fleshly, sensual
2.animal - of the nature of or characteristic of or derived from an animal or animals; "the animal kingdom"; "animal instincts"; "animal fats"
Antonyms:
mineral - of or containing or derived from minerals; "a mineral deposit"; "mineral water"
vegetable - of the nature of or characteristic of or derived from plants; "decaying vegetable matter"

ANIMAL, property. A name given to every animated being endowed with the power of voluntary motion. In law, it signifies all animals except those of the him, in species.
     2. Animals are distinguished into such as are domitae, and such as are ferae naturae.
     3. It is laid down, that in tame or domestic animals, such as horse, swine, sheep, poultry, and the like, a man may have an absolute property, because they continue perpetually in his possession and occupation, and will not stray from his house and person unless by accident or fraudulent enticement, in either of which cases the owner does not lose his property. 2 Bl. Com. 390; 2 Mod. 319. 1.
     4. But in animals ferae naturae, a man can have no absolute property; they belong to him only while they continue in his keeping or actual possession; for if at any they regain their natural liberty, his property instantly ceases, unless they have animum revertendi, which is only to be known by their usual habit of returning. 2 Bl. Com. 396; 3 Binn. 546; Bro. Ab. Propertie, 37; Com. Dig. Biens, F; 7 Co. 17 b; 1 Ch. Pr. 87; Inst. 2, 1, 15. See also 3 Caines' Rep. 175; Coop. Justin. 457, 458; 7 Johns. Rep. 16; Bro. Ab. Detinue, 44.
     5. The owner of a mischievous animal, known to him to be so, is responsible, when he permits him to go at large, for the damages he may do. 2 Esp. Cas. 482; 4 Campb. 198; 1 Starkie's Cas. 285; 1 Holt, 617; 2 Str.1264; Lord Raym. 110; B. N. P. 77; 1 B. & A. 620; 2 C. M.& R. 496; 5 C.& P. 1; S. C. 24 E. C. L. R. 187. This principle agrees with the civil law. Domat, Lois Civ. liv. 2, t. 8, s. 2. And any person may justify the killing of such ferocious animals. 9 Johns. 233; 10. Johns. 365; 13 Johns. 312. The owner, of such an animal may be indicted for a common nuisance. 1 Russ. Ch. Cr. Law, 643; Burn's Just., Nuisance, 1.
     6. In Louisiana, the owner of an animal is answerable for the damage he may cause; but if the animal be lost, or has strayed more than a day, he may discharge himself from this responsibility, by abandoning him to the person who has sustained the injury; except where the master turns loose a dangerous or noxious animal; for then he must pay all the harm done, without being allowed to make the abandonment. Civ. Code, art. 2301. See Bouv. Inst. Index, h.t.

Adamic, Angora goat, Arctic fox, Belgian hare, Caffre cat, Circean, Draconian, Goth, Gothic, Indian buffalo, Kodiak bear, Neanderthal, Tartarean, Virginia deer, aardvark, aardwolf, alpaca, ammonite, animalian, animalic, animalistic, ankylosaur, anteater, antelope, antelope chipmunk, anthropophagite, anthropophagous, aoudad, apar, aphrodisiomaniacal, archaeohippus, archaeotherium, archelon, armadillo, arthrodiran, ass, atrocious, aurochs, badger, bandicoot, barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, bassarisk, bat, bawdy, bear, beastlike, beastly, beaver, being, bestial, bettong, binturong, bison, black bear, black buck, black cat, black fox, black sheep, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody-minded, blue fox, bobcat, bodily, bothriolepis, brachiosaur, brontops, brontothere, brown bear, brush deer, brush wolf, brutal, brutalized, brute, brutelike, brutish, buffalo, buffalo wolf, burro, burro deer, cachalot, camel, camelopard, cannibal, cannibalistic, capybara, carabao, caribou, carnal, carpincho, cat, cat-a-mountain, catamount, cattalo, cavy, chamois, cheetah, chevrotain, chinchilla, chipmunk, cinnamon bear, clitoromaniacal, coarse, coccostean, coelodont, compsognathus, concupiscent, coon, coon cat, coryphodon, cotton mouse, cotton rat, cotylosaur, cougar, cow, coyote, coypu, creature, creeping thing, creodont, critter, crossopterygian, crude, cruel, cruel-hearted, cur, cynodictis, deer, deer tiger, demoniac, demoniacal, destroyer, devilish, diabolic, diatryma, dimetrodon, dingo, dinichthyid, dinothere, diplodocus, dirty, dog, donkey, dormouse, dromedary, duck-billed dinosaur, dumb, dumb animal, dumb friend, earthy, echidna, edaphosaurid, eland, elasmosaur, elephant, elk, ermine, erotic, eroticomaniacal, erotomaniacal, eryopsid, eurypterid, eyra, fallen, fallow deer, fell, feral, ferine, ferocious, ferret, field mouse, fiendish, fiendlike, fierce, fisher, fitch, fleshly, flying phalanger, foumart, fox, fox squirrel, gazelle, gemsbok, genet, giant sloth, giraffe, glutton, glyptodont, gnu, gnu goat, goat, goat antelope, goatish, gopher, grizzly bear, gross, ground squirrel, groundhog, guanaco, guinea pig, gynecomaniacal, hadrosaur, hamster, hare, harnessed antelope, hartebeest, hedgehog, hellish, hippopotamus, hog, horny, horse, hot, hound, hyena, hyrax, hysteromaniacal, ibex, ill-bred, impolite, infernal, inhuman, inhumane, insect, instinctive, instinctual, ithyphallic, jackal, jackass, jackrabbit, jaguar, jaguarundi, jerboa, jerboa kangaroo, kaama, kangaroo, kangaroo mouse, kangaroo rat, karakul, kinkajou, kit fox, koala, lapin, lapsed, lascivious, lecherous, lemming, leopard, leopard cat, lewd, libidinous, lickerish, lion, living being, living thing, llama, lubricious, lustful, lynx, mammal, mammoth, man-eater, mara, marmot, marten, mastodon, material, materialistic, meerkat, mindless, mink, mole, mongoose, mongrel, monster, moose, mouflon, mountain goat, mountain lion, mountain sheep, mouse, mule, mule deer, muntjac, murderous, musk deer, musk hog, musk-ox, muskrat, musquash, nihilist, nilgai, noncivilized, nonrational, nonspiritual, nutria, nymphomaniacal, obscene, ocelot, okapi, onager, oont, opossum, organism, orgiastic, otter, ounce, outlandish, ox, pack rat, painter, palaeodictyopteron, palaeoniscid, palaeophis, palaeosaur, palaeospondylus, panda, pangolin, panther, peccary, peludo, pelycosaur, phalanger, physical, phytosaur, pig, pine mouse, platypus, plesiosaur, pocket gopher, pocket mouse, pocket rat, polar bear, polar fox, polecat, porcupine, possum, postlapsarian, pouched rat, poyou, prairie dog, prairie wolf, priapic, primitive, pronghorn, protoceratops, protylopus, prurient, pteranodon, pteraspid, pterichthys, pterodactyl, pterosaur, puma, rabbit, raccoon, randy, rat, red deer, red squirrel, reindeer, reptile, rhinoceros, roe, roe deer, roebuck, rough-and-ready, rude, ruthless, sable, sadistic, salacious, sanguinary, sanguineous, satanic, satyric, sauropod, savage, scelidosaur, sensual, serpent, serval, sexual, sexy, shark, sharkish, sheep, shrew, shrew mole, sika, silver fox, skunk, slavering, sloth, smilodon, snake, snowshoe rabbit, springbok, squirrel, stoat, subhuman, suslik, swamp rabbit, swine, swinish, takin, tamandua, tamarin, tapir, tarpan, tatou, tatou peba, tatouay, tiger, tiger cat, timber wolf, titanosaur, trachodon, tree shrew, triceratops, trilobite, troglodyte, troglodytic, truculent, tyrannosaur, uintathere, unchristian, uncivil, uncivilized, uncombed, uncouth, uncultivated, uncultured, unhuman, unkempt, unlicked, unpolished, unrefined, unspiritual, untamed, urus, vandal, varmint, vermin, vicious, viper, vole, wallaby, warthog, water buffalo, waterbuck, weasel, wharf rat, whelp, whistler, white fox, wild, wild ass, wild boar, wild goat, wild man, wild ox, wildcat, wildebeest, wolf, wolfish, wolverine, wombat, wood rat, woodchuck, woolly mammoth, worm, wrecker, yak, zebra, zebu, zoic, zooid, zooidal, zoologic, zoological, zoril
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Anile
Anileness
Anilic
Anilide
Aniline
aniline dye
aniline oil
aniline purple
Anilinism
Anility
anima
Animadversal
Animadversion
Animadversive
Animadvert
Animadverter
-- Animal --
animal black
animal charcoal
animal communication
animal disease
Animal electricity
animal fancier
animal fat
animal fiber
animal fibre
Animal flower
animal foot
Animal force
animal glue
animal group
Animal heat
animal husbandry
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