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MENAGERIE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does menagerie mean? 

MENAGERIE (noun)
  The noun MENAGERIE has 2 senses:

1. a collection of live animals for study or display
2. the facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition

  Familiarity information: MENAGERIE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MENAGERIE (noun)


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Meaning:

A collection of live animals for study or display

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("menagerie" is a kind of...):

accumulation; aggregation; assemblage; collection (several things grouped together or considered as a whole)


Sense 2menagerie [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

zoo; zoological garden; menagerie

Hypernyms ("menagerie" is a kind of...):

facility; installation (a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry)


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