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[しし()]
shishi
noun

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[しし()]
shishi
[しし(鹿)]
shishi

English Meaning(s) for 獣

noun
  1. beast (esp. one used for its meat, such as a boar or a deer)
  2. hunting (of animals such as boar, deer, etc.)

Definition and Synonyms for 獣

Animate Being a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Synonyms: アニマル, 動物, 四つ足, , , 獣畜, 珍獣, 生体, 生物, 生物, 生き物, 生類, 鳥獣
Cervid distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
Synonyms: 牡鹿, , 鹿, 鹿
Stag adult male deer
Synonyms: 牡鹿, , 鹿, 鹿
Stag a male deer, especially an adult male red deer
Synonyms: 牡鹿, , 鹿, 鹿
Venison meat from a deer used as food
Synonyms: , 鹿, 鹿, 鹿肉

Meanings for each kanji in 獣

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Categories 獣 is a member of

Being a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
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Ruminant any of various cud-chewing hoofed mammals having a stomach divided into four (occasionally three) compartments
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Elk common deer of temperate Europe and Asia
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Game the flesh of wild animals that is used for food
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Buck mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)
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Sample Sentences for 獣

The primitive man was frightened at the sight of a savage beast.
Men differ from brutes in that they can think and speak.
As the lion is king of beasts, so is the eagle king of birds.
For man, there is no beast more scary than man.

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