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ferae

(Zoöl.) A group of mammals which formerly included the Carnivora, Insectivora, Marsupialia, and lemurs, but is now often restricted to the Carnivora.

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monocardian

(Zoöl.) Having a single heart, as fishes and amphibians. -- n. An animal having a single heart.

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estivate

  • verb sleep during summer
    aestivate.
    • certain animals estivate

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megatheroid

(Paleon.) One of a family of extinct edentates found in America. The family includes the megatherium, the megalonyx, etc.

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overgraze

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exanguious

Bloodless. Obs. See Exsanguious. Sir T. Browne.

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irreclaimable

  • adjective satellite insusceptible of reform
    unreformable; irredeemable; unredeemable.
    • vicious irreclaimable boys
    • irredeemable sinners

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poikilothermal

(Physiol.) Having a varying body temperature. See Homoiothermal.

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unactive

Inactive; listless. R.
While other animals unactive range. Milton.

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nondomesticated

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preexposed

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noncarnivorous

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inhumanely

  • adverb in an inhumane manner
    • the prisoners of war were treated inhumanely

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homoiothermal

(Physiol.) Maintaining a uniform temperature; hæmatothermal; homothermic; -- applied to warm-bodied animals, because they maintain a nearly uniform temperature in spite of the great variations in the surrounding air; in distinct from the cold-blooded (poikilothermal) animals, whose body temperature follows the variations in temperature of the surrounding medium.

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vivisect

  • verb cut (a body) open while still alive
    • people no longer vivisect animals--it's considered unethical

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aestivate

  • verb sleep during summer
    estivate.
    • certain animals estivate

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huntable

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immunised

  • adjective satellite having been rendered unsusceptible to a disease
    immunized; vaccinated.
  • verb law: grant immunity from prosecution
    immunise; immunize.

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hibernate

  • verb sleep during winter
    hole up.
    • Bears must eat a lot of food before they hibernate in their caves
  • verb be in an inactive or dormant state

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poikilothermous

  • adjective satellite of animals except birds and mammals; having body temperature that varies with the environment
    poikilothermic; heterothermic; ectothermic.

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illume

  • verb make lighter or brighter
    light; illuminate; illumine; light up.
    • This lamp lightens the room a bit

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heterothermic

  • adjective satellite of animals except birds and mammals; having body temperature that varies with the environment
    poikilothermic; poikilothermous; ectothermic.

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hibernate

  • verb sleep during winter
    hole up.
    • Bears must eat a lot of food before they hibernate in their caves
  • verb be in an inactive or dormant state

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homoiothermic

  • adjective satellite of birds and mammals; having constant and relatively high body temperature
    homothermic; homeothermic.

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palpitate

  • verb cause to throb or beat rapidly
    • Her violent feelings palpitated the young woman's heart
  • verb shake with fast, tremulous movements
    quiver; quake.
    • His nostrils palpitated

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respire

  • verb breathe easily again, as after exertion or anxiety
  • verb undergo the biomedical and metabolic processes of respiration by taking up oxygen and producing carbon monoxide

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homothermic

  • adjective satellite of birds and mammals; having constant and relatively high body temperature
    homeothermic; homoiothermic.

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barebacked

  • adjective satellite riding without a saddle
    bareback.
    • a bareback rider
  • adverb without a saddle
    bareback.
    • she prefers to ride her horse bareback

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invertebrate

  • noun any animal lacking a backbone or notochord; the term is not used as a scientific classification
  • adjective lacking a backbone or spinal column
    spineless.
    • worms are an example of invertebrate animals

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humanely

  • adverb in a humane manner
    • let's treat the prisoners of war humanely

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triploblastic

(Biol.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, that condition of the ovum in which there are three primary germinal layers, or in which the blastoderm splits into three layers.

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immunized

  • adjective satellite having been rendered unsusceptible to a disease
    vaccinated; immunised.
  • verb law: grant immunity from prosecution
    immunise; immunize.

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hooved

  • adjective having or resembling hoofs
    ungulated; ungulate; hoofed.
    • horses and other hoofed animals

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forage

  • noun bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
    eatage; pasturage; grass; pasture.
  • noun the act of searching for food and provisions
    foraging.

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diploblastic

(Biol.) Characterizing the ovum when it has two primary germinal layers.

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copulate

  • verb engage in sexual intercourse
    pair; couple; mate.
    • Birds mate in the Spring

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polytocous

(Bot.) Bearing fruit repeatedly, as most perennial plants; polycarpic.

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graze

  • noun a superficial abrasion
  • noun the act of grazing
    grazing.

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docible

Easily taught or managed; teachable. Milton.

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dosed

  • adjective satellite treated with some kind of application
    • a mustache dosed with bear grease
  • verb treat with an agent; add (an agent) to
    dose.
    • The ray dosed the paint

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homeothermic

  • adjective satellite of birds and mammals; having constant and relatively high body temperature
    homothermic; homoiothermic.

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ingest

  • verb serve oneself to, or consume regularly
    have; take in; consume; take.
    • Have another bowl of chicken soup!
    • I don't take sugar in my coffee
  • verb take up mentally
    assimilate; absorb; take in.
    • he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe

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excrete

  • verb eliminate from the body
    pass; egest; eliminate.
    • Pass a kidney stone

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anosmatic

  • adjective relating to an impairment or loss of the sense of smell
    anosmic.

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cavort

  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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copulate

  • verb engage in sexual intercourse
    pair; couple; mate.
    • Birds mate in the Spring

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ectothermic

  • adjective satellite of animals except birds and mammals; having body temperature that varies with the environment
    poikilothermic; heterothermic; poikilothermous.

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pasture

  • noun a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock
    pastureland; ley; grazing land; lea.
  • noun bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
    eatage; pasturage; forage; grass.

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annulose

Furnished with, or composed of, rings or ringlike segments; ringed.

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topiary

  • noun a garden having shrubs clipped or trimmed into decorative shapes especially of animals
  • noun making decorative shapes by trimming shrubs or trees

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euthanize

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ingest

  • verb serve oneself to, or consume regularly
    have; take in; consume; take.
    • Have another bowl of chicken soup!
    • I don't take sugar in my coffee
  • verb take up mentally
    assimilate; absorb; take in.
    • he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe

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warmblooded

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inhabit

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; live; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb be present in
    • sweet memories inhabit this house

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semidomesticated

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stampede

  • noun a headlong rush of people on a common impulse
    • when he shouted `fire' there was a stampede to the exits
  • noun a wild headlong rush of frightened animals (horses or cattle)

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monotocous

(Bot.) Bearing fruit but once; monocarpic.

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stable

  • noun a farm building for housing horses or other livestock
    stalls; horse barn.
  • verb shelter in a stable
    • stable horses

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poikilothermic

  • adjective satellite of animals except birds and mammals; having body temperature that varies with the environment
    heterothermic; poikilothermous; ectothermic.

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cavort

  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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cervine

  • adjective relating to or resembling deer

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slaughter

  • noun the killing of animals (as for food)
  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; drubbing; whipping; thrashing; debacle; walloping.

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polygastric

(Anat.) Having several bellies; -- applied to muscles which are made up of several bellies separated by short tendons.

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copulate

  • verb engage in sexual intercourse
    pair; couple; mate.
    • Birds mate in the Spring

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vertebrate

  • noun animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
    craniate.
  • adjective having a backbone or spinal column
    • fishes and amphibians and reptiles and birds and mammals are verbetrate animals

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ovulate

  • verb produce and discharge eggs
    • women ovulate about once every month

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grazed

  • adjective satellite scraped or touched lightly in passing
    • his grazed and bleeding arm proved he had been in the line of fire
  • verb feed as in a meadow or pasture
    browse; pasture; graze; range; crop.
    • the herd was grazing

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quadrumanous

(Zoöl.) Having four hands; of or pertaining to the Quadrumana.

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scurrying

  • adjective satellite moving with great haste
    hurrying.
    • affection for this hurrying driving...little man
    • lashed the scurrying horses
  • verb to move about or proceed hurriedly
    scamper; skitter; scurry; scuttle.
    • so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground

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roam

  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; stray; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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graminivorous

Feeding or subsisting on grass, and the like food; -- said of horses, cattle, and other animals.

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cavort

  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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unadoptable

  • adjective difficult to place in an adoptive home

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acclimate

  • verb get used to a certain climate
    acclimatize; acclimatise.
    • They never acclimatized in Egypt

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cetaceous

  • adjective of or relating to whales and dolphins etc
    cetacean.

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vaccinated

  • adjective satellite having been rendered unsusceptible to a disease
    immunized; immunised.
  • verb perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation
    inoculate; immunise; immunize; vaccinate.
    • We vaccinate against scarlet fever
    • The nurse vaccinated the children in the school

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salivate

  • verb produce saliva
    • We salivated when he described the great meal
  • verb be envious, desirous, eager for, or extremely happy about something
    drool.
    • She was salivating over the raise she anticipated

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mammiferous

Having breasts; of, pertaining to, or derived from, the Mammalia.

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roam

  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; stray; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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hypophysectomised

  • adjective having the pituitary gland removed by surgery
    hypophysectomized.
    • hypophysectomized tadpoles
  • verb remove the pituitary glands
    hypophysectomise; hypophysectomize.

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bleat

  • noun the sound of sheep or goats (or any sound resembling this)
  • verb talk whiningly

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languageless

Lacking or wanting language; speechless; silent. Shak.

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stampede

  • noun a headlong rush of people on a common impulse
    • when he shouted `fire' there was a stampede to the exits
  • noun a wild headlong rush of frightened animals (horses or cattle)

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estivate

  • verb sleep during summer
    aestivate.
    • certain animals estivate

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defecate

  • verb have a bowel movement
    take a shit; crap; make; stool; ca-ca; take a crap; shit.
    • The dog had made in the flower beds

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fourfooted

Having four feet; quadruped; as, fourfooted beasts.

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roam

  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; stray; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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stomach

  • noun an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
    tummy; tum; breadbasket.
  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; abdomen; belly.

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prowl

  • noun the act of prowling (walking about in a stealthy manner)
  • verb move about in or as if in a predatory manner
    • The suspicious stranger prowls the streets of the town

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uniparous

  • adjective producing only one offspring at a time

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scurry

  • noun rushing about hastily in an undignified way
    scamper; scramble.
  • verb to move about or proceed hurriedly
    scamper; skitter; scuttle.
    • so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground

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neutered

  • adjective satellite having testicles or ovaries removed
    altered.
  • verb remove the ovaries of
    castrate; spay; alter; neuter.
    • Is your cat spayed?

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nonaquatic

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heraldically

In an heraldic manner; according to the rules of heraldry.

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avitaminotic

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of avitaminosis

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anthropomorphically

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gonadectomized

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vocalize

  • verb utter with vibrating vocal chords
    sound; voice; vocalise.
  • verb sing (each note a scale or in a melody) with the same vowel
    vocalise.

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undomesticated

  • adjective satellite not domesticated
    • a few undomesticated horses left
  • adjective satellite unaccustomed to home life
    • after years of marriage he remained essentially undomesticated

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defecate

  • verb have a bowel movement
    take a shit; crap; make; stool; ca-ca; take a crap; shit.
    • The dog had made in the flower beds

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scamper

  • noun rushing about hastily in an undignified way
    scramble; scurry.
  • verb to move about or proceed hurriedly
    skitter; scurry; scuttle.
    • so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground

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gnotobiotic

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emaciate

  • verb cause to grow thin or weak
    macerate; waste.
    • The treatment emaciated him
  • verb grow weak and thin or waste away physically
    • She emaciated during the chemotherapy

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polyestrous

  • adjective satellite having more than one period of estrus per year
    polyoestrous.

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frolic

  • noun gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
    caper; play; gambol; romp.
    • it was all done in play
    • their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly
  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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straying

  • adjective satellite unable to find your way
    • found the straying sheep
  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; stray; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; roam; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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teat

  • noun the small projection of a mammary gland
    pap; mammilla; tit; mamilla; nipple.

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populate

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; live; inhabit.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb fill with inhabitants
    • populate the forest with deer and wild boar for hunting

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hoofed

  • adjective having or resembling hoofs
    ungulated; hooved; ungulate.
    • horses and other hoofed animals
  • verb walk
    foot; leg it; hoof; hoof it.
    • let's hoof it to the disco

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