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[muh-naj-uh-ree, -nazh-] /məˈnædʒ ə ri, -ˈnæʒ-/

a collection of wild or unusual animals, especially for exhibition.
a place where they are kept or exhibited.
an unusual and varied group of people.
a collection of wild animals kept for exhibition
the place where such animals are housed

“collection of wild animals kept in captivity,” 1712, from French ménagerie “housing for domestic animals” (16c.), from Old French manage (see menage).


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