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animal kingdom

noun

Definition of animal kingdom

  1. :  a basic group of natural objects that includes all living and extinct animals — compare mineral kingdom, plant kingdom



Circa 1766

First Known Use of animal kingdom

circa 1766


ANIMAL KINGDOM Defined for Kids

animal kingdom

noun

Definition of animal kingdom

  1. :  a basic group of natural objects that includes all living and extinct animals




Medical Dictionary

animal kingdom

noun

Medical Definition of animal kingdom

  1. :  a basic group of natural objects that includes all living and extinct animals—compare mineral kingdom, plant kingdom




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