Is it zebra or zebras?
|Zebras||Mountain zebra (E. zebra) Plains zebra (E. quagga) Grévy's zebra (E. grevyi)|
|Wild asses||Kiang (E. kiang) Onager (E. hemionus) African wild ass (E. africanus)|
/ˈziː.brə/ plural zebras or zebra.
/ˈziːbrə/ (plural zebra, zebras) an African wild animal like a horse with black and white stripes (= lines) on its bodyTopics Animalsb2. Oxford Collocations Dictionary.
The zebra symbolizes duality, determination, and empowerment. They also symbolize community and communication. You'll find communication is a common theme among many spirit guides. This is because animals can teach us many ways to get our point across.
Singular. giraffe. Plural. giraffes. The plural form of giraffe; more than one (kind of) giraffe.
raccoon /ræˈkuːn/ noun. plural raccoon or raccoons.
noun, plural wal·rus·es, (especially collectively) wal·rus. a large marine mammal, Odobenus nosmarus, of Arctic seas, related to the seals, and having flippers, a pair of large tusks, and a tough, wrinkled skin.
The plural form of 'tiger' is 'tigers', and that of 'animal' is 'animals. 'Are' is used with plural form, so 'is' will be replaced by 'are'. Thus, the plural form of the entire sentence given in the question is, "Tigers are wild animals."
A group of zebras can be called a dazzle. Some zoologists think zebras use their stripes as camouflage when they're together in a big group to confuse predators - by making it harder to pick out individual zebras. Zebras can also be called a herd or a zeal.
Singular. flamingo. Plural. flamingoes or flamingos. The plural form of flamingo; more than one (kind of) flamingo.
What is the plural of hippopotamus?
hippopotamus (plural hippopotami or hippopotamuses or hippopotamus) A large, semi-aquatic, herbivorous (plant-eating) African mammal (Hippopotamus amphibius; common hippopotamus). quotations ▼
However, given that “platypodes” has for some unfathomable reason never become popular, the dictionary goes on to say that the accepted plural is “platypuses” or (particularly in scientific and conservation contexts) “platypus”.
In Ancient Rome, Grevy's zebra then known as "hippotigris" (horse-tiger) were used to pull chariots at Roman circuses.
Zebras are closely related to horses but they're not the same species. They're both in the Equidae family and they can even breed with each other. The offspring (zebroids) have different names dependent on the parents. A male zebra and female horse produces a zorse, and a female zebra and male horse produces hebra.
Male zebra are called stallions, females are called mares and their offspring are called foals. All zebra have excellent hearing and eyesight and can run at speeds of up to 35 miles per hour.
Noun. reindeer (plural reindeer or reindeers) (plural: reindeer) Any Arctic and subarctic-dwelling deer of the species Rangifer tarandus, with a number of subspecies.
panda /ˈpændə/ noun. plural pandas. panda.
kangaroo. Plural. kangaroos. The plural form of kangaroo; more than one (kind of) kangaroo.
It can be either "opossum," i.e., identical with the singular on analogy with many other words for animals which have the same form in the singular and the plural, or a regularized "opposums" (but not a Latinate *"opossi" since the "-i" plural ending is generally used for only for nouns that end in "-us," e.g., " ...
Noun. possum (plural possums)
What is the plural of moose called?
The only correct plural of moose is moose. Sometimes, people add an s to moose, but that is incorrect. Moose derives from Algonquian, a Native American language. It kept the same plural ending it had in its original language instead of adopting the normal s ending of most English plurals.
baboon (plural baboons)
Noun. unicorn (plural unicorns)
Noun. mongoose (plural mongooses or (nonstandard) mongeese)
plural wolves /ˈwʊlvz/ 1 wolf.
Noun. bobcat (plural bobcats)
Singular. husky. Plural. huskies. The plural form of husky; more than one (kind of) husky.
A group of zebras is called a herd or a zeal.
A group of giraffe are called a 'tower', which is a great example of collective nouns at their descriptive best.
Why a group of hippos is called a bloat.
What is the plural of starfish?
Plural. starfish or starfishes. A starfish. (countable) A starfish is a symmetric marine animal that has five arms.
ˈshrimp. plural shrimps or shrimp. : any of numerous small mostly marine shellfish that are crustaceans related to the lobsters, that have a long slender body, an abdomen that is very thin from side to side, and long legs, and that include some important as food. : a very small or unimportant person or thing.
rhino. Plural. rhinos. The plural form of rhino; more than one (kind of) rhino. Rhinos is another way of spelling rhinoceroses.
seahorse (plural seahorses)
Noun. dolphin (plural dolphins)
alpaca (plural alpacas or alpaca) A sheep-like animal of the Andes, Vicugna pacos, in the camel family, closely related to the llama, guanaco, and vicuña. (uncountable) Wool from the alpaca.
squid. Plural. squids. The plural form of squid; more than one (kind of) squid.
A zorse is the offspring of a zebra stallion and a horse mare. This cross is also called a zebrose, zebrula, zebrule, or zebra mule.
The Zorse was originally bred in England and Africa to try and produce a domestic Horse-like animal that was resistant to diseases spread by the Tse Tse Fly in Africa (Zebras have a natural resistance where domestic Donkeys and Horses do not).
“It's a Zebra!” was the catch phrase at the Louisville Zoo on May 17, 1984 when quarter horse, Kelley, gave birth to Zebra E.Q., through an embryo transfer. The birth represented the first successful embryo transfer from an exotic to domestic equine.
Whats the correct way to say zebra?
The word 'zebra' has two correct pronunciations - 'Ze-bra' and 'Zee-bra'; just like the letter 'Z' can be pronounced as either 'Zed' or 'Zee'.
Plural words ending in s just add an apostrophe to show belonging: The zebras'food.
We also learn that a word with an apostrophe and an 's' on the end makes that word possessive—“a zebra's stripes,” or “Kevin's book bag.” The apostrophe 's' construction shows that word's ownership over whatever comes next.
In both June and October of 2022, the editors of the tome have released their own lists of the most mispronounced words in the English language, which include such whoppers as “victuals,” “awry,” “epitome” and, yes, “acai.”
Origin of Zee, Zed
According to The Canadian Oxford Dictionary (2nd edition), the word zed is derived from the French word for the same letter, zède, as well as from the Latin and Greek word for the letter zeta. There were many historic names for the letter Z, including zad, zard, ezed, ezod, izod, izzard and uzzard.
- Anyway. EH-nee-way. Why is this easy word here? ...
- Tenet. TEN-eht. ...
- Comptroller. con-TROLL-er. ...
- Coup de grâce. koo-de-GRAHS. ...
- Electoral. ee-LECK-tor-al. ...
- Hyperbole. high-PER-boh-lee. ...
- Mischievous. MIS-chuh-vus. ...
- Ophthalmologist. off-tha(l)-MOLL-o-gist.