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(ˌæn əˈmeɪ li ə, -ˈmeɪl yə)

n. (used with a pl. v.)
the taxonomic kingdom comprising all animals.
[< New Latin, Latin: pl. of animal]
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the realm of animals; the animal kingdom.
See also: Animals
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Noun1.Animalia - taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
animal order - the order of animals
Chordata, phylum Chordata - comprises true vertebrates and animals having a notochord
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Arthropoda, phylum Arthropoda - jointed-foot invertebrates: arachnids; crustaceans; insects; millipedes; centipedes
Parazoa, subkingdom Parazoa - multicellular organisms having less-specialized cells than in the Metazoa; comprises the single phylum Porifera
coelenterate family - a family of coelenterates
coelenterate genus - a genus of coelenterates
Metazoa, subkingdom Metazoa - multicellular animals having cells differentiated into tissues and organs and usually a digestive cavity and nervous system
ctenophore family - a family of ctenophores
ctenophore genus - a genus of ctenophores
Ctenophora, phylum Ctenophora - comb jellies; sea acorns; a small phylum formerly considered a class of Coelenterata
worm family - a family of worms
worm genus - a genus of worms
Acanthocephala, phylum Acanthocephala - phylum or class of elongated wormlike parasites that live in the intestines of vertebrates: spiny-headed worms
Chaetognatha, phylum Chaetognatha - arrowworms: a group of small active transparent marine worms
phylum Rotifera, Rotifera - a phylum including: rotifers
Aschelminthes, Nematoda, phylum Aschelminthes, phylum Nematoda - unsegmented worms: roundworms; threadworms; eelworms
Annelida, phylum Annelida - segmented worms: earthworms; lugworms; leeches
mollusk family - a family of mollusks
mollusk genus - a genus of mollusks
Mollusca, phylum Mollusca - gastropods; bivalves; cephalopods; chitons
Phoronida, Phoronidea, phylum Phoronida - small phylum of wormlike marine animals
Bryozoa, phylum Bryozoa, polyzoa - marine or freshwater animals that form colonies of zooids
Cycliophora, phylum Cycliophora - tiny marine organisms each the size of a period found in great numbers on lobsters' lips; identified tentatively in 1995 as a new phylum or as possible link between Entoprocta and Ectoprocta
Brachiopoda, phylum Brachiopoda - marine invertebrates that resemble mollusks
phylum Sipuncula, Sipuncula - peanut worms
echinoderm family - a family of echinoderms
echinoderm genus - a genus of echinoderms
Echinodermata, phylum Echinodermata - radially symmetrical marine invertebrates including e.g. starfish and sea urchins and sea cucumbers
kingdom - the highest taxonomic group into which organisms are grouped; one of five biological categories: Monera or Protoctista or Plantae or Fungi or Animalia
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References in classic literature ?
Hi non sunt homines; sunt animalia qui nos habemus--vivisected.
Using the picture book Animalia (Base, 1996) as a source of science information for a middle-level summer science program, Baird and Dixey employed the Teach-Practice-Apply (TPA) method in cooperative learning activities.
As the first systematic study of Renaissance Commentators on Aristotle's zoological works--De partibus animalium, Historia Animalia, and De generatione animalium--this work fills a large gap in the study of Renaissance Aristotelianism.
Finnish authorities are making demands that lead to unnecessary animal tests, according to the Finnish animal protection organisation Animalia.
Aquinas pays much attention to human beings as animalia in order to grasp fully what an animal rationale is.
The first, "Animalia," consists of pithy, intense lyric poems.
In the six kingdom system of life, the kingdom Protozoa occupies a pivotal position between the ancestral kingdom Bacteria and the four derived eukaryotic kingdoms, Animalia, Plantae, Fungi, and Chromista (1).
Armed with these texts, set out as they are in a readily consulted form, I was pleased to find that my conjectured `beasts' in ANT in chapter 44 for P's nonsensical milia is ratified by animalia in the St Gallen and Arnhem text.
They are classified as part of the Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Arthropoda, and Class Insecta.
In the 1950s, biologists classified organisms into five kingdoms: Monera (bacteria), Protista (later, Protoctista, comprising algae, slime molds, protozoans), Fungi (molds, mushrooms, lichens), Plantae (flowering and cone-bearing plants, ferns, mosses), and Animalia (vertebrate and invertebrate animals).
38-9 Docet Virgilius, si quando ad honoree divinos acceditur, animalia non ex omnibus ultima, sed prima ex universis esse mactanda.