zoogdier

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From zogen +‎ dier, Calque of German Säugetier. First attested in the 1800s.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈzoːx.diːr/
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  • Hyphenation: zoog‧dier

Noun[edit]

zoogdier n (plural zoogdieren, diminutive zoogdiertje n)

  1. mammal, including monotremes
  2. (archaic, in older classifications) viviparous mammal

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