a government worker responsible for enforcing local ordinances regulating animal ownership and responding to incidents involving animals.
- Animal cracker
a small cookie in the shape of an animal.
- Animal faith
nonrational belief in the existence of a fully knowable world outside the mind. Historical Examples They mark an honest retreat into immediate experience and animal faith. Egotism in German Philosophy George Santayana
- Animal farm
a political satire (1945) by George Orwell. Contemporary Examples The familiar names of his books 1984, Animal Farm, or Homage to Catalonia will not greet you in your journey through his days. Orwell’s Lies: His Diaries Reveal Problems with the Truth Jimmy So August 18, 2012 A long list of favorite books includes Animal Farm, […]
- Animal heat
heat produced in a living animal by any of various metabolic activities. Historical Examples The cells also from the very beginning are the organs that make the animal heat necessary for life. The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation Austin O’Malley animal heat is thus produced; and not only animal heat, but animal motion. Fragments […]