Definition of Kingdom animalia
1. Noun. Taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals.
Member holonyms: Animal, Animate Being, Beast, Brute, Creature, Fauna, Animal Order, Chordata, Phylum Chordata, Arthropod Family, Arthropod Genus, Arthropoda, Phylum Arthropoda, Parazoa, Subkingdom Parazoa, Coelenterate Family, Coelenterate Genus, Metazoa, Subkingdom Metazoa, Ctenophore Family, Ctenophore Genus, Ctenophora, Phylum Ctenophora, Worm Family, Worm Genus, Acanthocephala, Phylum Acanthocephala, Chaetognatha, Phylum Chaetognatha, Phylum Platyhelminthes, Platyhelminthes, Nemertea, Nemertina, Phylum Nemertea, Phylum Nemertina, Phylum Pogonophora, Pogonophora, Phylum Rotifera, Rotifera, Aschelminthes, Nematoda, Phylum Aschelminthes, Phylum Nematoda, Annelida, Phylum Annelida, Mollusk Family, Mollusk Genus, Mollusca, Phylum Mollusca, Phoronida, Phoronidea, Phylum Phoronida, Bryozoa, Phylum Bryozoa, Polyzoa, Cycliophora, Phylum Cycliophora, Brachiopoda, Phylum Brachiopoda, Phylum Sipuncula, Sipuncula, Echinoderm Family, Echinoderm Genus, Echinodermata, Phylum Echinodermata
Generic synonyms: Kingdom
Lexicographical Neighbors of Kingdom Animalia
Literary usage of Kingdom animalia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1864)
"Ascending to the kingdom Animalia, the organs of Nutrition become more numerous and ... In the kingdom Animalia, and in that kingdom only, these organs are ..."
2. An Elementary Course of Practical Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Newton Parker (1900)
"Finally, the various phyla recognised by zoologists together constitute the kingdom Animalia. Thus the animal kingdom is divided into phyla, the phyla into ..."
3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1861)
"Owen's ' Paleontology,' published this year, found that he had introduced the " Kingdom Protozoa," and placed it before the " kingdom animalia. ..."