Any of a group of Old World monkeys of the genus Macaca.
An animal of the class Mammalia, characterized by being warm-blooded, having hair and feeding milk to its young.
(paleontology) A vertebrate with three bones in the inner ear and one in the jaw.
Of, or pertaining to, mammals.
(anatomy) Having mammae, or (jocular) breasts.
1973: The secretary slithered in, changed the spool and slithered out again, giving me a small, hygienic smile en route. " Kyril Bonfiglioli, Don't Point That thing at Me (Penguin 2001, p. 53)
noun (plural: manatees)
Any of several plant-eating marine mammals, of family Trichechidae, found in tropical regions.
A primate, scientific name Mandrillus sphinx, recognized by its colorful face and rump
the largest canid of South America.
A spotted cat native to Central America, Central and South America. Scientific name: Leopardus wiedii. In the past this species was in the genus Felis, therefore its old scientific name, not in use anymore, was Felis wiedii.
one of a genus of small New World monkeys
noun (plural: marmots)
any of several large ground-dwelling rodents of the genera Marmota and Cynomys in the squirrel family.
Any mammal of which the female typically has a pouch in which it rears its young, which are born immature, through early infancy.eg. kangaroo
Of or pertaining to a marsupial.
Any carnivorous mammal of the genus Martes in the family Mustelidae.
small carnivorous mammal of the mongoose family, from the Kalahari Desert, known for its habit of standing on its hind legs. Scientific name: Suricata suricatta
noun (see individual definitions for plurals)
(plural ) Any of various semi-aquatic, carnivorous mammal, similar to a weasel, with dark fur and native to Europe and America.
(pluralminks) A mink coat.
A pigmented spot on the skin, a naevus.
A small carnivore of the family Herpestidae, a predator of poisonous snakes.
Any of several members of the infra-order Simiiformes of primates, generally smaller than the apes, and distinguished from them by having a tail and cheek pouches.
(slang) A person or the role of the person on the sidecar platform of a motorcycle involved in sidecar racing.
verb (monkeys, monkeying, mokeyed or monkied, mokeyed or monkied)
(informal) To meddle; to mess with; to interfere; to fiddle.
''Please don't with the controls if you don't know what you're doing.
A zoological category that contains only echidnas and platypuses; mammals that lay eggs and have a common urogenital and digestive orifice.
a species of wild sheep
A large wild cat native to the Americas. Scientific name: Puma concolor, previously Felis concolor.
Any small rodent of the genus Mus
(informal) One of the many small rodent and marsupial species that resemble .
A quiet or shy person.
(computing) (pluralmiceor, rarely,mouses) An input device that is moved over a pad or other flat surface, its movement being converted into a corresponding movement of a pointer on a graphical display.
verb (mouses, mousing, moused, moused)
(intransitive) To move cautiously or furtively, in the manner of a mouse (the rodent) (frequently used in the phrasal verbto mouse around).
(intransitive) To hunt or catch mice (the rodents).
(context, transitive, nautical) To close the mouth of a hook by a careful binding of marline or wire.
Captain Higgins moused the hook with a bit of marline to prevent the block beckets from falling out under slack.
Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, the mouse, or (more generally) any mammal of the family Muridae.
A large aquatic rodent, so called for its musky odour and because it resembles a rat; Ondatra zibethica.