wildlife

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Etymology[edit]

wild +‎ life

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈwaɪldlaɪf/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪldlaɪf

Noun[edit]

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wildlife (uncountable)

  1. Animals, plants, and fungi, not normally domesticated, often to the exclusion of plants, fungi, fish, insects and other invertebrates, and microscopic plants and animals; hence:
    This town offers wildlife tours where you can go and watch the bears, deer, wild rabbits and other creatures in their natural habitats.
    1. (in particular) Wild animals (especially to the exclusion of fish).
  2. (slang) Members of a college fraternity

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Further reading[edit]

  • wildlife at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • “Definitions and Acronyms”, in (please provide the title of the work)[1], Department of Ecology State of Washington, accessed 2011-04-28, archived from the original on 26 April 2011
  • “Regulation definitions”, in (please provide the title of the work)[2], North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, accessed 2011-04-28
  • “Glossary”, in (please provide the title of the work)[3], The Pacific Streamkeepers Federation, accessed 2011-04-28
  • “Wetlands Discovery Program Dictionary”, in (please provide the title of the work)[4], Santa Clara Valley Audubon society, accessed 2011-04-28, archived from the original on 26 November 2007