noun (used with a plural verb) Biology.
Origin of Animalia
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Et quamvis dicta Animalia hominibus subjecta esse dicantur ut habetur Ecclesiast: 17.The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals|Edmund P. Evans
In the above table all vaccae, animalia and animalia ociosa are reckoned in the third column.Domesday Book and Beyond|Frederic William Maitland
Thus, all creatures which agree only in presenting the few distinctive marks of animality form the “Kingdom” Animalia.Man's Place in Nature and Other Essays|Thomas Henry Huxley