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furkid (ˈfɜːkɪd)
chiefly (US) an animal kept for companionship
usage  Some people who are concerned with the rights of animals consider 'furkid' to be more acceptable than 'pet'

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Main Entry:  furkid
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a pet treated or regarded as a child; also written fur kid, fur-kid
Example:  Bizarre animal lovers think of their pets as furkids.
Etymology:  2000
Usage:  slang
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