Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Animal

12 September 2020 Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We have 68 answers for the crossword clue Animal. We last saw the 'Animal' clue in Evening Standard Quick Crossword on Friday, 18 September 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • A living organism characterized by voluntary movement
  • Marked by 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"

Anagrams

We found 3 anagrams for the word 'Animal'.

Almain
  • Definition Unavailable
lamina
  • A thin plate or layer (especially of bone or mineral)
Manila
  • The capital and largest city of the Philippines; located on southern Luzon

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

APE

Represent in or produce a caricature of; "The drawing caricatured the President"

ASS

Hardy and sure-footed animal smaller and with longer ears than the horse

CAT

Any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild

DOG

A member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"

GNU

Large African antelope having a head with horns like an ox and a long tufted tail

YAK

Large long-haired wild ox of Tibet often domesticated

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DEER

Distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers

GOAT

Any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns

HARE

Flesh of any of various rabbits or hares (wild or domesticated) eaten as food

LION

Large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male

MOLE

Spicy sauce often containing chocolate

PONY

Any of various breeds of small gentle horses usually less than five feet high at the shoulder

PUMA

Large American feline resembling a lion

STAG

A male deer, especially an adult male red deer

WILD

A wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition; "it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers"

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BEAST

A living organism characterized by voluntary movement

BISON

Any of several large humped bovids having shaggy manes and large heads and short horns

BRUTE

A living organism characterized by voluntary movement

CAMEL

Cud-chewing mammal used as a draft or saddle animal in desert regions

CIVET

Cat-like mammal typically secreting musk used in perfumes

FAUNA

A living organism characterized by voluntary movement

HORSE

Solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times

HYENA

Doglike nocturnal mammal of Africa and southern Asia that feeds chiefly on carrion

LEMUR

Large-eyed arboreal prosimian having foxy faces and long furry tails

LLAMA

Wild or domesticated South American cud-chewing animal related to camels but smaller and lacking a hump

MOOSE

Large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male; called `elk' in Europe and `moose' in North America

OKAPI

Similar to the giraffe but smaller with much shorter neck and stripe on the legs

OTTER

Freshwater carnivorous mammal having webbed and clawed feet and dark brown fur

PANDA

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

SHEEP

Woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat

SHREW

Small mouselike mammal with a long snout; related to moles

STOAT

The ermine in its brown summer coat with black-tipped tail

TAPIR

Large inoffensive chiefly nocturnal ungulate of tropical America and southeast Asia having a heavy body and fleshy snout

TIGER

Large feline of forests in most of Asia having a tawny coat with black stripes; endangered

ZEBRA

Any of several fleet black-and-white striped African equines

ZOOID

One of the distinct individuals forming a colonial animal such as a bryozoan or hydrozoan

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BADGER

Sturdy carnivorous burrowing mammal with strong claws; widely distributed in the northern hemisphere

CARNAL

Marked by 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"

COYOTE

Small wolf native to western North America

FERRET

Domesticated albino variety of the European polecat bred for hunting rats and rabbits

MAMMAL

Any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk

OCELOT

Nocturnal wildcat of Central America and South America having a dark-spotted buff-brown coat

RABBIT

Any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food

WEASEL

Small carnivorous mammal with short legs and elongated body and neck

WOMBAT

Burrowing herbivorous Australian marsupials about the size of a badger

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FLESHLY

Marked by 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"

GIRAFFE

Tallest living quadruped; having a spotted coat and small horns and very long neck and legs; of savannahs of tropical Africa

GORILLA

Largest anthropoid ape; terrestrial and vegetarian; of forests of central west Africa

HAMSTER

Short-tailed Old World burrowing rodent with large cheek pouches

LEOPARD

Large feline of African and Asian forests usually having a tawny coat with black spots

MUSKRAT

The brown fur of a muskrat

POLECAT

Dark brown mustelid of woodlands of Eurasia that gives off an unpleasant odor when threatened

RACCOON

An omnivorous nocturnal mammal native to North America and Central America

SENSUAL

Marked by 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"

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ANTELOPE

Graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks

CHIPMUNK

A burrowing ground squirrel of western America and Asia; has cheek pouches and a light and dark stripe running down the body

CREATURE

A living organism characterized by voluntary movement

DORMOUSE

Small furry-tailed squirrel-like Old World rodent that becomes torpid in cold weather

ELEPHANT

Five-toed pachyderm

HEDGEHOG

Small nocturnal Old World mammal covered with both hair and protective spines

KANGAROO

Any of several herbivorous leaping marsupials of Australia and New Guinea having large powerful hind legs and a long thick tail

MARMOSET

Small soft-furred South American and Central American monkey with claws instead of nails

MONGOOSE

Agile grizzled Old World viverrine; preys on snakes and rodents

REINDEER

Arctic deer with large antlers in both sexes; called `reindeer' in Eurasia and `caribou' in North America

SQUIRREL

A kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail

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CHINCHILLA

A thick twilled fabric of wool and cotton

RHINOCEROS

Massive powerful herbivorous odd-toed ungulate of southeast Asia and Africa having very thick skin and one or two horns on the snout

12 Letters

ANIMATEBEING

A living organism characterized by voluntary movement

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