Menagerie - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |məˈnædʒəri|  American pronunciation of the word menagerie
Brit.  |məˈnadʒ(ə)ri|  British pronunciation of the word menagerie

noun

- a collection of live animals for study or display
- the facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition (syn: zoo)

Examples

...the living room is eclectically furnished with a menagerie of garage-sale finds...

...authorities eventually unfettered the menagerie of wild animals that had been kept illegally as pets...

Word forms

noun
singular: menagerie
plural: menageries
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