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Zebra meaning in English

Meaning of Zebra in English

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1. zebra

any of several fleet black-and-white striped African equines

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see synonyms of zebra
noun plural -ras or -ra
any of several mammals of the horse family (Equidae), such as Equus burchelli (the common zebra), of southern and eastern Africa, having distinctive black-and-white striped hides
noun finance
a noninterest-paying bond in which the accrued income is taxed annually rather than on redemption
Compare zero (sense 12)

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nounWord forms: plural ˈzebras or ˈzebra
any of several swift African perissodactylous mammals (family Equidae) of the same genus (Equus) as the horse and ass, having dark stripes on a white or tawny body
a butterfly (Heliconius charitonius) with black wings crossed by several yellowish bands
: in full zebra butterfly
3.  US, Sport; Slang
a referee who wears a vertically striped black-and-white shirt

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see synonyms of zebra
1. Any of several swift African mammals of the genus Equus, resembling the horse and having distinctive overall markings of alternating white and black or brown stripes.
2. Any of various striped organisms, such as a zebrafish.
3. A referee in football.

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