Wordlist: Pets

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pet
 
an animal kept as a companion
 
dog
 
a domesticated form of the wolf, with four legs, long or short coat and tail, in various colours, "Man's best friend"
 
puppy
 
a young dog
 
cat
 
a small domesticated carnivorous mammal that is valued by humans for its companionship and its ability to hunt, with light, flexible bodies, smooth fur and teeth adapted to killing small prey
 
tomcat
 
a male cat
 
kitten
 
a young cat
 
goldfish
 
a type of fish, typically orange-coloured
 
mouse
 
a small mammal belonging to the order of rodents, eaten by large birds such as hawks and eagles, known to invade homes for food and occasionally shelter
 
rat
 
various medium-sized, long-tailed rodents, distinguished from mice by their size
 
hamster
 
a small, short-tailed European rodent, remarkable for having a pouch on each side of the jaw, under the skin, and for its migrations
 
guinea pig
 
a tail-less rodent with short ears and larger than a hamster
 
rabbit
 
several small mammals of the family Leporidae, with long ears, long hind legs and a short, fluffy tail
 
 
    • pet, pets[pɛt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an animal kept as a companion
    • Example:
      • She's allergic to all types of fur, that's why they don't have any pets.
  • dog
    • dog, dogs[dɒg](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a domesticated form of the wolf, with four legs, long or short coat and tail, in various colours, "Man's best friend"
    • Example:
      • The dog barked all night long.
  • puppy
    • puppy, puppies['pʌpi](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a young dog
    • Example:
      • When they got the dog, he was a cute puppy.
      • Synonym(s):
        whelp
  • cat
    • cat, cats[kæt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a small domesticated carnivorous mammal that is valued by humans for its companionship and its ability to hunt, with light, flexible bodies, smooth fur and teeth adapted to killing small prey
    • Example:
      • The black cat crossed the road.
      • Synonym(s):
        housecat
  • tomcat
    • tomcat, tomcats['tɒmkæt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a male cat
    • Example:
      • The tomcat purred.
  • kitten
    • kitten, kittens['kɪtən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a young cat
    • Example:
      • The kitten is so cute!
      • Synonym(s):
        kitty
  • goldfish
    • goldfish, goldfish(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a type of fish, typically orange-coloured
    • Example:
      • Each child will win a goldfish as a prize.
  • mouse
    • mouse, mice[maʊs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a small mammal belonging to the order of rodents, eaten by large birds such as hawks and eagles, known to invade homes for food and occasionally shelter
    • Example:
      • Pet mice can be playful, loving and can grow used to being handled.
  • rat
    • rat, rats[ræt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • various medium-sized, long-tailed rodents, distinguished from mice by their size
    • Example:
      • In some developed countries, many people keep domesticated rats as pets.
  • hamster
    • hamster, hamsters['hæmstəɽ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a small, short-tailed European rodent, remarkable for having a pouch on each side of the jaw, under the skin, and for its migrations
    • Example:
      • It is the cutest sight to see a hamster stuff his puffy cheeks with food; where is he going to store it?
  • guinea pig
    • guinea pig, guinea pigs['gɪni pɪɡ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a tail-less rodent with short ears and larger than a hamster
    • Example:
      • Instead of a hamster the girl wants to have a guinea pig.
      • Synonym(s):
        cavy
  • rabbit
    • rabbit, rabbits[ˈræbɪt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • several small mammals of the family Leporidae, with long ears, long hind legs and a short, fluffy tail
    • Example:
      • The pioneers survived by eating the small game they could get; rabbits, squirrels and occasionally a raccoon.
      • Synonym(s):
        bunny
 

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        rabbit
        several small mammals of the family Leporidae, with long ears, long hind legs and a short, fluffy tail
        cat
        a small domesticated carnivorous mammal that is valued by humans for its companionship and its ability to hunt, with light, flexible bodies, smooth fur and teeth adapted to killing small prey
        rat
        various medium-sized, long-tailed rodents, distinguished from mice by their size
        dog
        a domesticated form of the wolf, with four legs, long or short coat and tail, in various colours, "Man's best friend"
        mouse
        a small mammal belonging to the order of rodents, eaten by large birds such as hawks and eagles, known to invade homes for food and occasionally shelter
        tomcat
        a male cat
        guinea pig
        a tail-less rodent with short ears and larger than a hamster
        pet
        an animal kept as a companion
        puppy
        a young dog
        goldfish
        a type of fish, typically orange-coloured
        hamster
        a small, short-tailed European rodent, remarkable for having a pouch on each side of the jaw, under the skin, and for its migrations
        kitten
        a young cat
         
         
         

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        rat
        various medium-sized, long-tailed rodents, distinguished from mice by their size
        hamster
        a small, short-tailed European rodent, remarkable for having a pouch on each side of the jaw, under the skin, and for its migrations
        guinea pig
        a tail-less rodent with short ears and larger than a hamster
        rabbit
        several small mammals of the family Leporidae, with long ears, long hind legs and a short, fluffy tail
        goldfish
        a type of fish, typically orange-coloured
        tomcat
        a male cat
        dog
        a domesticated form of the wolf, with four legs, long or short coat and tail, in various colours, "Man's best friend"
        puppy
        a young dog
        mouse
        a small mammal belonging to the order of rodents, eaten by large birds such as hawks and eagles, known to invade homes for food and occasionally shelter
        kitten
        a young cat
        cat
        a small domesticated carnivorous mammal that is valued by humans for its companionship and its ability to hunt, with light, flexible bodies, smooth fur and teeth adapted to killing small prey
         
         
         
         

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