Spelling list: -o words - animals

On the end of these words the long /o/ sound is spelled with just the letter o.

translate:
rhino The most common rhino is the white rhino.
palomino The palomino horse has a golden coat.
buffalo There's a herd of buffalo by the lake.
armadillo The armadillo has a shell made of bony plates.
bronco The cowboy prepared his bronco.
dingo The dingo is an Australian wild dog.
dodo The dodo was a flightless bird which is now extinct.
flamingo A flamingo is a long-legged pink bird.
gecko A gecko is a small lizard.
hippo Hippo is short for hippopotamus.
jumbo Jumbo is a pet name for an elephant.
mosquito My Dad was bitten by a mosquito. *

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Learn about these words in Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?


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