pet name :
- n a name of endearment (especially one using a diminutive suffix)
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- Dolphins Respond to Hearing Their Own Name
We humans love to call each other names. We have our given names, of course, along with nicknames, pet names, and even some nasty, insulting names. Up until very recently, scientists thought that we were the only animals that actually gave names to ourselves or other members of our species. But a new study published today in PNAS shows that bottlenose dolphins are the first animals known to ...
July 22, 2013 - Discover