Malacozoic Mal`a*co*zo"ic, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Malacozoa. [1913 Webster]

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  • malacozoic — malacozoic, a. (ˈmæləkəʊˈzəʊɪk) [f. mod.L. malacozōa (f. Gr. µαλακό ς soft + ζῶον an animal) + ic.] Of or pertaining to the Malacozoa or soft bodied animals, e.g. the Mollusca. malacozoic series: Huxley s term for the series of animals from the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • malaco-zoology — (ˌmæləkəzəʊˈɒlədʒɪ) [a. F. malacozoologie (De Blainville 1825), f. mod.L. malacozōa (see malacozoic and ology); cf. zoology.] = malacology. in Mayne Expos. Lex. Catal. Lib. Univ. Museum, Oxford …   Useful english dictionary

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