Module 2 Vocabulary about The Environment

Module 2 Vocabulary about The Environment

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Term Definition
Estuary An arm or inlet of the sea at the lower end of a river.
Fin A thin part on the side or top of a fish.
Gills The parts on the sides of fish wich allow it to breath.
Limbs Arms and legs.
Pipefish A small fish in the same family as the seahorse.
Pouch A pocket of skin on a animal.
Resemble To be or look similar.
Shellfish Seafood.
Without a doubt Certainly.
Due to Because of.
In the wild In the nature.
Landfill A hole where large amounts of rubbish
Oil Spin A layer of oil floating on the sea after an accident.
Rely on Depend on.
Rodent A small mammal with scaly sharp front teeth.
Scaly Having scales, small flat pieces of skin that cover a fish.
Shortage A lack of.
Spotted pelt The skin of an animal with coloured dots.
Threatened At risk of ruffering harm.
Harm Damage.
Water pollution The contamination of rivers, seas, etc.
Breed To have babies.
Land surface The outside layer of the Earth.
Raise awareness To make people notice.
Exhaust fumes Gases released by a vehicle when the engine is running.
Frightening proportions Of a size that is very serius.
Growth Development.
Ivory Coloured substance which forms an elephant?s tusks.

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