zebra: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (zē'bruBrit.also zeb'ru), [key]
— pl. -bras, -bra.
- any of several horselike African mammals of the genus Equus, each species having a characteristic pattern of black or dark-brown stripes on a whitish background: all zebra species are threatened or endangered.
- Also calleda tropical butterfly, Heliconius charithonius, having black wings barred with yellow.
- (cap.) a word formerly used in communications to represent the letter Z.
- an official, who usually wears a black and white striped shirt.
- zebra (Thesaurus)