me·nag·er·ie (mə-năjə-rē, -năzh-)
a. A collection of live wild animals on exhibition.
b. The place where such animals are kept.
2. A diverse or miscellaneous group.
[French ménagerie, from Old French mesnage, ménage; see MéNAGE.]
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