zoology

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ζῷον (zōon, animal) + λόγος (logos, knowledge)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /zəʊˈɒlədʒi/; (non standard) IPA(key): /zuː.ˈɒ.lɒ.dʒi/
  • (US) IPA(key): /zoʊˈɑlədʒi/; (non standard) IPA(key): /zuˈɑlədʒi/

Noun[edit]

zoology (plural zoologies)

  1. that part of biology which relates to the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct.
  2. a treatise on this science.

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