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Definition of Animals

Animal
Animal An"i*mal, n. [L., fr. anima breath, soul: cf. F. animal. See Animate.] 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.
Animal
Animal An"i*mal, a. [Cf. F. animal.] 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 (Zo["o]l.), 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. Note: The following are the grand divisions, or subkingdoms, and the principal classes under them, generally recognized at the present time:

Meaning of Animals from wikipedia

- Animals (also called Metazoa) are multicellular, eukaryotic organisms in the biological kingdom Animalia. With few exceptions, animals consume organic...
- The Animals (also billed as Eric Burdon and the Animals) are an English rhythm-and-blues and rock band, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1960s...
- Animals performing in London and signed them to his label Wolf Tone. In 2013, the band released Black Mambo / Exxus EP in Europe, and Gl**** Animals EP...
- and personhood to non-human animals. The animals most often considered in arguments for personhood are hominids. Some animal-rights academics support this...
- Cruelty to animals, also called animal abuse, animal neglect or animal cruelty, is the infliction by omission (neglect) or by commission by humans of...
- Nocturnal Animals is a 2016 American neo-noir psychological thriller film written, produced and directed by Tom Ford in his second feature, based on the...
- the story of a group of farm animals who rebel against their human farmer, hoping to create a society where the animals can be equal, free, and happy...
- American Animals is a 2018 crime docudrama film written and directed by Bart Layton. Starring Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, Blake Jenner, Jared Abrahamson...
- Animal Tracks is the Animals' third album in the United States, released as both LP Record and Reel to reel tape. Musically, it was a hodge-podge of the...
- kind to animals. The other view is based on the animal rights position that animals should not be regarded as property and any use of animals by humans...