Associations to the word «Zebra»
ZEBRA, noun. Any of three species of genus Equus: E. grevyi, E. quagga, or E. zebra, all with black and white stripes and native to Africa.
ZEBRA, noun. (sports) (slang) A referee.
ZEBRA, noun. (medicine) (slang) An unlikely diagnosis, especially for symptoms probably caused by a common ailment. (Originates in the advice often given to medical students: "When you hear hoof beats, think of horses, not zebras.")
ZEBRA, noun. (vulgar) (pejorative) (slang) A bi-racial person, specifically one born to a member of the Sub-Saharan African race and a Caucasian.
ZEBRA, proper noun. (obsolete) A taxonomic genus within the family Equidae — now treated as a synonym of Equus.
ZEBRA ACARA, noun. Nannacara adoketa, a Brazilian cichlid.
ZEBRA CROSSING, noun. (Australian) (UK) (NZ) A pedestrian crossing featuring broad white stripes painted parallel to the street.
ZEBRA CROSSINGS, noun. Plural of zebra crossing
ZEBRA FINCH, noun. A small Australasian weaverbird, Taeniopygia guttata, that has markings similar to a zebra.
ZEBRA FINCHES, noun. Plural of zebra finch
ZEBRA FISH, noun. Alternative spelling of zebrafish
ZEBRA FISHES, noun. Plural of zebra fish, an alternative spelling of zebrafish
ZEBRA MONGOOSE, noun. (rare) A banded mongoose.
ZEBRA MONGOOSES, noun. Plural of zebra mongoose
ZEBRA MUSSEL, noun. A striped mussel, Dreissena polymorpha, originating in Russia.
ZEBRA MUSSELS, noun. Plural of zebra mussel
ZEBRA SHARK, noun. A carpet shark, Stegostoma fasciatum, covered in black and white stripes resembling a zebra.
ZEBRA SHARKS, noun. Plural of zebra shark
ZEBRA WOLF, noun. Thylacine
ZEBRA, noun. Any of several fleet black-and-white striped African equines.
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