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Feral

Feral
(Science: botany, zoology) Wild; untamed; ferine; not domesticated; said of beasts, birds, and plants.
Origin: L. Ferus. See Fierce.
Wild and menacing; a ferocious dog.Organisms that are existing in their wild capacity.


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