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fawn

  • noun a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color
    greyish brown; dun; grayish brown.
    • she wore dun
  • noun a young deer

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conjury

  • noun calling up a spirit or devil
    conjuring; conjuration; invocation.

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vermin

  • noun an irritating or obnoxious person
    varmint.
  • noun any of various small animals or insects that are pests; e.g. cockroaches or rats
    • cereals must be protected from mice and other vermin
    • he examined the child's head for vermin
    • boys in the village have probably been shooting vermin

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scatomancy

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didactyl

(Zoöl.) An animal having only two digits.

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zoism

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four

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    four-spot.

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zoomass

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sleep

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    slumber.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sopor.

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protistan

  • noun free-living or colonial organisms with diverse nutritional and reproductive modes
    protist.

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vermis

  • noun the narrow central part of the cerebellum between the two hemispheres
    vermis cerebelli.

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conjuring

  • noun calling up a spirit or devil
    conjuration; conjury; invocation.
  • verb summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
    arouse; raise; invoke; conjure up; bring up; call down; call forth; evoke; put forward; stir; conjure.
    • raise the specter of unemployment
    • he conjured wild birds in the air
    • call down the spirits from the mountain

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conjure

  • verb summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
    arouse; raise; invoke; conjure up; bring up; call down; call forth; evoke; put forward; stir.
    • raise the specter of unemployment
    • he conjured wild birds in the air
    • call down the spirits from the mountain
  • verb ask for or request earnestly
    beseech; bid; entreat; press; adjure.
    • The prophet bid all people to become good persons

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feeding

  • noun the act of consuming food
    eating.
  • noun the act of supplying food and nourishment
    alimentation.

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copulatory

  • adjective of or relating to coitus or copulation
    coital.

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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intron

  • noun sequence of a eukaryotic gene's DNA that is not translated into a protein
    noncoding DNA.

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swan

  • noun stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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antlion

  • noun the larva of any of several insects
    ant lion; doodlebug.
  • noun winged insect resembling a dragonfly; the larvae (doodlebugs) dig conical pits where they wait to catch e.g. ants
    antlion fly; ant lion.

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basenji

  • noun small smooth-haired breed of African origin having a tightly curled tail and the inability to bark

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zoolater

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monophage

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bunch

  • noun a grouping of a number of similar things
    clustering; cluster; clump.
    • a bunch of trees
    • a cluster of admirers
  • noun an informal body of friends
    gang; crowd; crew.
    • he still hangs out with the same crowd

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dapple

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; fleck.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • verb colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
    cloud; mottle.

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shepherd

  • noun a clergyman who watches over a group of people
  • noun a herder of sheep (on an open range); someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock
    sheepherder; sheepman.

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lappet_caterpillar

  • noun larva of a lappet moth

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coition

  • noun the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
    congress; intercourse; sexual intercourse; sex act; sexual relation; carnal knowledge; sexual congress; relation; copulation; coitus.

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antimere

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hydractinian

(Zoöl.) Any species or marine hydroids, of the genus Hydractinia and allied genera. These hydroids form, by their rootstalks, a firm, chitinous coating on shells and stones, and esp. on spiral shells occupied by hermit crabs. See Illust. of Athecata.

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risk

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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rise

  • noun a growth in strength or number or importance
  • noun the act of changing location in an upward direction
    ascension; ascent; ascending.

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phylum_porifera

  • noun coextensive with the subkingdom Parazoa: sponges
    Porifera.

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exception

  • noun a deliberate act of omission
    elision; exclusion.
    • with the exception of the children, everyone was told the news
  • noun an instance that does not conform to a rule or generalization; the only exception was her last child"
    • all her children were brilliant
    • an exception tests the rule

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saprophytic_organism

  • noun an organism that feeds on dead organic matter especially a fungus or bacterium
    saprophyte.

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pigment

  • noun dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
  • noun any substance whose presence in plant or animal tissues produces a characteristic color

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landrace

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vitreous

  • adjective of or relating to or constituting the vitreous humor of the eye
    • the vitreous chamber
  • adjective relating to or resembling or derived from or containing glass
    • vitreous rocks
    • vitreous silica

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wriggler

  • noun one who can't stay still (especially a child)
    wiggler; squirmer.
    • the toddler was a real wiggler on plane trips
  • noun larva of a mosquito
    wiggler.

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jack

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

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opisthokonts

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microbe

  • noun a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use
    bug; germ.

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backtag

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polyzoan

  • noun sessile aquatic animal forming mossy colonies of small polyps each having a curved or circular ridge bearing tentacles; attach to stones or seaweed and reproduce by budding
    bryozoan; sea mat; sea moss; moss animal.

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parrot

  • noun usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
  • noun a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated

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clothed

  • adjective wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination
    clad.
    • clothed and in his right mind"- Bible
    • proud of her well-clothed family
    • nurses clad in white
    • white-clad nurses
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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cause

  • noun events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
    • they are trying to determine the cause of the crash
  • noun a justification for something existing or happening
    reason; grounds.
    • he had no cause to complain
    • they had good reason to rejoice

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zoocentric

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withers

  • noun the highest part of the back at the base of the neck of various animals especially draft animals
  • verb wither, as with a loss of moisture
    wither; shrivel; shrink; shrivel up.
    • The fruit dried and shriveled

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viable

  • adjective satellite capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
    executable; workable; practicable; feasible.
  • adjective satellite capable of life or normal growth and development
    • viable seeds
    • a viable fetus

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brutish

  • adjective satellite resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility
    bestial; brute; brutal; beastly.
    • beastly desires
    • a bestial nature
    • brute force
    • a dull and brutish man
    • bestial treatment of prisoners

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jhatka

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cholesterol

  • noun an animal sterol that is normally synthesized by the liver; the most abundant steroid in animal tissues
    cholesterin.

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straight

  • noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    straight person; heterosexual person; heterosexual.
  • noun a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)

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septomaxilla

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chew

  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    plug; wad; quid; cud; chaw.
  • noun biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
    manduction; chewing; mastication.

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carnivore

  • noun a terrestrial or aquatic flesh-eating mammal
    • terrestrial carnivores have four or five clawed digits on each limb
  • noun any animal that feeds on flesh
    • Tyrannosaurus Rex was a large carnivore
    • insectivorous plants are considered carnivores

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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deer_mouse

  • noun brownish New World mouse; most widely distributed member of the genus
    Peromyscus maniculatus.

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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horn

  • noun a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
  • noun one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

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syndactyly

  • noun birth defect in which there is partial or total webbing connecting two or more fingers or toes
    syndactylism.

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incantation

  • noun a ritual recitation of words or sounds believed to have a magical effect
    conjuration.

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femaleness

  • noun the properties characteristic of the female sex
    feminineness.

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parahuman

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shmoo

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elegans

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schizocoelous

(Zoöl.) Pertaining to, or of the nature of, a schizocoele.

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panda

  • noun large black-and-white herbivorous mammal of bamboo forests of China and Tibet; in some classifications considered a member of the bear family or of a separate family Ailuropodidae
    Ailuropoda melanoleuca; giant panda; panda bear; coon bear.
  • noun reddish-brown Old World raccoon-like carnivore; in some classifications considered unrelated to the giant pandas
    Ailurus fulgens; red panda; bear cat; lesser panda; cat bear.

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zootechny

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even

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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full-blood

  • adjective satellite of unmixed ancestry
    blooded; full-blooded.
    • full-blooded Native American
    • blooded Jersies

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hide

  • noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
    fell.
  • noun body covering of a living animal
    pelt; skin.

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organism

  • noun a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
    being.
  • noun a system considered analogous in structure or function to a living body
    • the social organism

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choanoflagellates

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trace

  • noun a just detectable amount
    suggestion; hint.
    • he speaks French with a trace of an accent
  • noun an indication that something has been present
    vestige; shadow; tincture.
    • there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim
    • a tincture of condescension

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poison

  • noun any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism
    toxicant; poisonous substance.
  • noun anything that harms or destroys
    • the poison of fascism

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unskilled

  • adjective not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency
    • unskilled in the art of rhetoric
    • an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber
    • unskilled labor
    • workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities
    • unskilled workmanship
  • adjective satellite lacking professional skill or expertise
    amateurish; amateur; inexpert.
    • a very amateurish job
    • inexpert but conscientious efforts
    • an unskilled painting

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pooka

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fossil

  • noun someone whose style is out of fashion
    fogey; dodo; fogy.
  • noun the remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil

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farm_animal

  • noun any animals kept for use or profit
    livestock; stock.

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orthopterous_insect

  • noun any of various insects having leathery forewings and membranous hind wings and chewing mouthparts
    orthopteran; orthopteron.

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song

  • noun a short musical composition with words
    vocal.
    • a successful musical must have at least three good songs
  • noun a distinctive or characteristic sound
    • the song of bullets was in the air
    • the song of the wind
    • the wheels sang their song as the train rocketed ahead

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cull

  • noun the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
    reject.
  • verb remove something that has been rejected
    • cull the sick members of the herd

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solidness

  • noun the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
    solid; solid state.
  • noun the consistency of a solid
    solidity.

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married_man

  • noun a married man; a woman's partner in marriage
    hubby; husband.

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crouch

  • noun the act of bending low with the limbs close to the body
  • verb bend one's back forward from the waist on down
    stoop; bend; bow.
    • he crouched down
    • She bowed before the Queen
    • The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse

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herd

  • noun a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans
  • noun a group of wild mammals of one species that remain together: antelope or elephants or seals or whales or zebra

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passeriform_bird

  • noun perching birds mostly small and living near the ground with feet having 4 toes arranged to allow for gripping the perch; most are songbirds; hatchlings are helpless
    passerine.

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glass_sponge

  • noun a siliceous sponge (with glassy spicules) of the class Hyalospongiae

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boron

  • noun a trivalent metalloid element; occurs both in a hard black crystal and in the form of a yellow or brown powder
    atomic number 5; B.

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sulcus

  • noun (anatomy) any of the narrow grooves in an organ or tissue especially those that mark the convolutions on the surface of the brain

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recessive

  • noun an allele that produces its characteristic phenotype only when its paired allele is identical
    recessive allele.
  • adjective of or pertaining to a recession
    recessionary.

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substance

  • noun the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
    • DNA is the substance of our genes
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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robin

  • noun small Old World songbird with a reddish breast
    robin redbreast; Erithacus rubecola; Old World robin; redbreast.
  • noun large American thrush having a rust-red breast and abdomen
    American robin; Turdus migratorius.

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zoomorphosis

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tortoiseshell

  • noun the mottled horny substance of the shell of some turtles
  • noun brilliantly colored; larvae feed on nettles
    tortoiseshell butterfly.

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range_animal

  • noun any animal that lives and grazes in the grassy open land of western North America (especially horses, cattle, sheep)

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trochophore

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browsing

  • noun reading superficially or at random
    browse.
  • noun the act of feeding by continual nibbling
    browse.

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pack

  • noun a large indefinite number
    plurality; battalion; multitude; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV anten