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Menagerie vs. Zoo

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Menagerienoun

A collection of live wild animals on exhibition; the enclosure where they are kept.

Zoonoun

A park where live animals are exhibited.

Menagerienoun

A diverse or miscellaneous group.

Zoonoun

(figuratively) Any place that is wild, crowded, or chaotic.

‘The shopping center was a zoo the week before Christmas.’;

Menagerienoun

A place where animals are kept and trained.

Zoonoun

The jungle.

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Menagerienoun

A collection of wild or exotic animals, kept for exhibition.

Zoonoun

the facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition

Menagerienoun

a collection of live animals for study or display

Zoonoun

an establishment which maintains a collection of wild animals, typically in a park or gardens, for study, conservation, or display to the public.

Menagerienoun

the facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition

Zoonoun

a situation characterized by confusion and disorder

‘it's a zoo in the lobby’;

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Menagerienoun

a collection of wild animals kept in captivity for exhibition.

Zoo

A zoo (short for zoological garden; also called an animal park or menagerie) is a facility in which animals are housed within enclosures, cared for, displayed to the public, and in some cases bred for conservation purposes. The term zoological garden refers to zoology, the study of animals.

Menagerienoun

a strange or diverse collection of people or things

‘some other specimen in the television menagerie’;

Menagerie

A menagerie is a collection of captive animals, frequently exotic, kept for display; or the place where such a collection is kept, a precursor to the modern zoological garden.The term was first used in 17th-century France, in reference to the management of household or domestic stock. Later, it came to be used primarily in reference to aristocratic or royal animal collections.

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