Animal and Invertebrate


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Animal noun – One of the lower animals as distinguished from human beings.
Usage example: we saw a lot of animals at the wildlife refuge—cranes, alligators, deer, a fox, even an armadillo

Invertebrate and animal are semantically related in nature topic. In some cases you can use "Invertebrate" instead a noun "Animal", when it comes to topics like mammal.
Nearby Words: animate, animation, animalism
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Invertebrate noun – Any animal lacking a backbone or notochord; the term is not used as a scientific classification.
Animal and invertebrate are semantically related in nature topic. You can use "Animal" instead a noun "Invertebrate", if it concerns topics such as living thing.
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Both words in one sentence

  • Water Is Air Coral is not actually a plant, it is technically an animal; a marine invertebrate.
    Source: Water Is Air
  • Flower in Her Hair Except, since she lives underwater, it's an anemone (which is more of an invertebrate animal than a plant).
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