Origin of animal
Examples from the Web for animal
He then provides some insight into his psyche - complete with Animal House reference.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Not sure if you noticed, but 2014 has been a banner year for animal robots.
A 64-year-old animal trainer, he makes the six-hour round-trip every two weeks to submit to her and explore his sexuality.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But does this means that animal ownership continues in heaven?Sorry, Internet: Pope Francis Didn't Open Paradise to Pets|Candida Moss|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Christmas Vacation was the last production from the original company that started with Animal House.Dinner at Nitehawk Cinema: ‘Christmas Vacation’ and a Beer in a Pear Tree|Rich Goldstein|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is always of a deep colour, and is doubtless introduced in the state of cercaria, when the animal is drinking.Animal Parasites and Messmates|P. J. Van Beneden
His animal stories are marvels of sympathetic science and literary exactness.Asa Holmes|Annie Fellows Johnston
In this way the curious parallelism to animal motions, which was so striking and disturbing to the human beholder, was attained.The War of the Worlds|H. G. Wells
He was so angry at the animal, that he ran after it, seized it, and dashed its life out against a rock.Filipino Popular Tales|Dean S. Fansler
His name was Arrogante, and he was an animal of prodigious power.Minnie's Pet Dog|Madeline Leslie
British Dictionary definitions for animal
Word Origin for animal
Word Origin and History for animal (1 of 2)
early 14c. (but rare before c.1600, and not in KJV, 1611), "any living creature" (including humans), from Latin animale "living being, being which breathes," neuter of animalis "animate, living; of the air," from anima "breath, soul; a current of air" (see animus, and cf. deer). Drove out the older beast in common usage. Used of brutish humans from 1580s.