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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A collection of wild animals, especially when kept for exhibition.

Usage examples (36)
  • I felt like I lived in a menagerie because we had so many pets.
  • The only remaining Baroque-style menagerie is the zoo in Vienna, which has modernized enough to make the animals comfortable without losing its essentially radial layout.
  • All we needed to complete our menagerie was a magic-poor vampire.
  • "The last part of our menagerie is the cage of prize butterflies," said for more
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