Definition of endangered species in English:

endangered species

Line breaks: en|dan¦gered spe¦cies

noun

  • A species of animal or plant that is seriously at risk of extinction: special collections of rare and endangered species from Crete
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    • The men are accused of breaking state laws that protect endangered species.
    • Every advanced nation has strict regulations to stop the harming of endangered species.
    • High up in the mountains around Baltistan in Northern Pakistan there lives an endangered species of snow leopard.

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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody