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Animal
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Animal as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

3 December 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 69 answers for the crossword clue 'Animal', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Animal a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Animal as an answer itself some 311 times.

Animal is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Thursday, 09 December 2021 with the answer being TIGER, but the most popular answer for this clue is BEAST.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

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
  • 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

PIG
Domestic swine

YAK
Large long-haired wild ox of Tibet often domesticated

4 Letters

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
Small velvety-furred burrowing mammal having small eyes and fossorial forefeet

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"

5 Letters

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

6 Letters

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

7 Letters

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"

8 Letters

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

10 Letters

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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