Wordlist: Animals of the forest

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deer
 
a ruminant mammal with antlers and hooves of the family Cervidae, growing and shedding new antlers each year
 
squirrel
 
any of the generally small rodents of the family Sciuridae with slender bodies, bushy tails and large eyes
 
wolf
 
a large wild canid (member of the dog family), closely related to, and at times consanguineous to the domestic dog, which is considered a subspecies of the wolf
 
fox
 
a red fox, small carnivore, related to dogs and wolves, with red or silver fur and a bushy tail
 
grasshopper
 
a herbivorous insect noted for its ability to jump long distances
 
frog
 
a small, often green, hopping amphibian, living close to water
 
toad
 
an amphibian similar to a frog with bigger back legs and more ragged skin
 
worm
 
a generally tubular invertebrate, varying in size with a cylindrical, flattened, or leaf-like body shape and often without any true limbs or appendages
 
spider
 
any of various eight-legged, predatory arthropods, most of which spin webs to catch prey
 
ant
 
very small insects with elbowed antennae and a distinctive node-like structure that forms a slender waist, typically living in large colonies composed almost entirely of flightless females
 
bee
 
a flying insect, closely related to wasps and ants, and known for their role in pollination and for producing honey and beeswax
 
butterfly
 
a flying insect with large, often brightly coloured wings, and a conspicuous, fluttering flight
 
beetle
 
any of numerous species of insect characterised by a pair of hard, shell-like, front wings which cover and protect a pair of rear wings when at rest
 
 
  • deer
    • deer, deers[dɪə(ɹ)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a ruminant mammal with antlers and hooves of the family Cervidae, growing and shedding new antlers each year
    • Example:
      • I wrecked my car after a deer ran across the road.
      • Synonym(s):
        hart
      • Homophone(s):
        dear
  • squirrel
    • squirrel, squirrels['skwɜːr.əl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • any of the generally small rodents of the family Sciuridae with slender bodies, bushy tails and large eyes
    • Example:
      • Squirrels live in almost every habitat from tropical rainforest to semiarid desert, avoiding only the high polar regions and the driest of deserts.
  • wolf
    • wolf, wolves[ˈwʊlf](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a large wild canid (member of the dog family), closely related to, and at times consanguineous to the domestic dog, which is considered a subspecies of the wolf
    • Example:
      • Did you hear the wolf howl?
  • fox
    • fox, foxes[fɒks](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a red fox, small carnivore, related to dogs and wolves, with red or silver fur and a bushy tail
    • Example:
      • The car hit the fox before the driver could react.
  • grasshopper
    • grasshopper, grasshoppers[ˈɡɹɑːsˌhɒpə(ɹ)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a herbivorous insect noted for its ability to jump long distances
    • Example:
      • Grasshoppers are often green.
  • frog
    • frog, frogs[fɹɒɡ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a small, often green, hopping amphibian, living close to water
    • Example:
      • Listen to the frogs' croaking.
  • toad
    • toad, toads[təʊd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an amphibian similar to a frog with bigger back legs and more ragged skin
    • Example:
      • Toads seem huge in comparison to little frogs.
  • worm
    • worm, worms[wɜːm](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a generally tubular invertebrate, varying in size with a cylindrical, flattened, or leaf-like body shape and often without any true limbs or appendages
    • Example:
      • The worm is so slippery!
  • spider
    • spider, spiders[ˈspaɪdə(r)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • any of various eight-legged, predatory arthropods, most of which spin webs to catch prey
    • Example:
      • I am extremely scared when I only see a spider.
  • ant
    • ant, ants[ænt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • very small insects with elbowed antennae and a distinctive node-like structure that forms a slender waist, typically living in large colonies composed almost entirely of flightless females
    • Example:
      • Look, there is a huge anthill!
      • Homophone(s):
        aunt
  • bee
    • bee, bees[biː](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a flying insect, closely related to wasps and ants, and known for their role in pollination and for producing honey and beeswax
    • Example:
      • Bees have a long proboscis (a complex "tongue") that enables them to obtain the nectar from flowers.
      • Homophone(s):
        be
  • butterfly
    • butterfly, butterflies[ˈbʌtɝflaɪ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a flying insect with large, often brightly coloured wings, and a conspicuous, fluttering flight
    • Example:
      • A butterfly's life cycle consists of four parts: egg, larva, pupa and adult.
  • beetle
    • beetle, beetles['biːtəl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • any of numerous species of insect characterised by a pair of hard, shell-like, front wings which cover and protect a pair of rear wings when at rest
    • Example:
      • Beetles can be found in almost all habitats, but are not known to occur in the sea or in the polar regions.
      • Synonym(s):
        bug
 

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deer
squirrel
wolf
fox
grasshopper
frog
toad
worm
spider
ant
bee
butterfly
beetle
 
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        wolf
        wolf
        ant
        ant
        bee
        bee
        deer
        deer
        frog
        frog
        squirrel
        squirrel
        fox
        fox
        beetle
        beetle
        butterfly
        butterfly
        worm
        worm
        toad
        toad
        grasshopper
        grasshopper
        spider
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        butterfly
        a flying insect with large, often brightly coloured wings, and a conspicuous, fluttering flight
        ant
        very small insects with elbowed antennae and a distinctive node-like structure that forms a slender waist, typically living in large colonies composed almost entirely of flightless females
        squirrel
        any of the generally small rodents of the family Sciuridae with slender bodies, bushy tails and large eyes
        spider
        any of various eight-legged, predatory arthropods, most of which spin webs to catch prey
        grasshopper
        a herbivorous insect noted for its ability to jump long distances
        deer
        a ruminant mammal with antlers and hooves of the family Cervidae, growing and shedding new antlers each year
        wolf
        a large wild canid (member of the dog family), closely related to, and at times consanguineous to the domestic dog, which is considered a subspecies of the wolf
        fox
        a red fox, small carnivore, related to dogs and wolves, with red or silver fur and a bushy tail
        beetle
        any of numerous species of insect characterised by a pair of hard, shell-like, front wings which cover and protect a pair of rear wings when at rest
        bee
        a flying insect, closely related to wasps and ants, and known for their role in pollination and for producing honey and beeswax
        toad
        an amphibian similar to a frog with bigger back legs and more ragged skin
        worm
        a generally tubular invertebrate, varying in size with a cylindrical, flattened, or leaf-like body shape and often without any true limbs or appendages
        frog
        a small, often green, hopping amphibian, living close to water
         
         
         

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        butterfly
        a flying insect with large, often brightly coloured wings, and a conspicuous, fluttering flight
        frog
        a small, often green, hopping amphibian, living close to water
        ant
        very small insects with elbowed antennae and a distinctive node-like structure that forms a slender waist, typically living in large colonies composed almost entirely of flightless females
        beetle
        any of numerous species of insect characterised by a pair of hard, shell-like, front wings which cover and protect a pair of rear wings when at rest
        wolf
        a large wild canid (member of the dog family), closely related to, and at times consanguineous to the domestic dog, which is considered a subspecies of the wolf
        grasshopper
        a herbivorous insect noted for its ability to jump long distances
        deer
        a ruminant mammal with antlers and hooves of the family Cervidae, growing and shedding new antlers each year
        fox
        a red fox, small carnivore, related to dogs and wolves, with red or silver fur and a bushy tail
        squirrel
        any of the generally small rodents of the family Sciuridae with slender bodies, bushy tails and large eyes
        bee
        a flying insect, closely related to wasps and ants, and known for their role in pollination and for producing honey and beeswax
        toad
        an amphibian similar to a frog with bigger back legs and more ragged skin
        spider
        any of various eight-legged, predatory arthropods, most of which spin webs to catch prey
        worm
        a generally tubular invertebrate, varying in size with a cylindrical, flattened, or leaf-like body shape and often without any true limbs or appendages
         
         
         
         

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