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Meaning of FERAL

Pronunciation:  'feerul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  wild and menacing; "a ferocious dog"
 

FERAL is a 5 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: savage, untamed, wild
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Fe"ral\, a. [L. ferus. See {Fierce}.] (Bot. & Zo["o]l.)
    Wild; untamed; ferine; not domesticated; -- said of beasts,
    birds, and plants.
    
    
    
    
  2. \Fe"ral\, a. [L. feralis, belonging to the dead.]
    Funereal; deadly; fatal; dangerous. [R.] ``Feral accidents.''
    --Burton.
    
    
 
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