Meaning of feral

fe•ral

Pronunciation: (fēr'ul, fer'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. existing in a natural state, as animals or plants; not domesticated or cultivated; wild.
  2. having reverted to the wild state, as from domestication: a pack of feral dogs roaming the woods.
  3. of or characteristic of wild animals; ferocious; brutal.

fe•ral

Pronunciation: (fēr'ul, fer'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. causing death; fatal.
  2. funereal; gloomy.
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