Zoic


Zoic
Zoic o"ic, a. [Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to animals, or animal life. [1913 Webster]

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  • -zoic — [zō′ik] suffix forming adjectives 1. 〚< Gr zōikos, pertaining to animals < zōon, animal (see BIO ) + ikos, IC〛 having a (specified) animal way of life 2. 〚< Gr zōē, life + …   Universalium

  • zoic — ZÓIC elem. v. zoo2 . Trimis de tavi, 13.09.2007. Sursa: MDN  ZOIC Element secund de compunere savantă cu semnificaţia (relativ la) animale , animal ; (relativ la) viaţă . [pron. zo ic. / < fr. zoïque, it. zoico, cf. gr. zoikos]. Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • zoic — (adj.) 1863, from Gk. zoikos, from zoion animal (see ZOO (Cf. zoo)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • -zoic — [zō′ik] suffix forming adjectives 1. [< Gr zōikos, pertaining to animals < zōon, animal (see BIO ) + ikos, IC] having a (specified) animal way of life 2. [< Gr zōē, life + IC] of, pertaining to, or being a geologic era having a… …   English World dictionary

  • -zoic — I. adjective combining form Etymology: Greek zōikos of animals, from zōion animal more at zo having a (specified) animal mode of existence < holozoic > II. adjective combining form Etymology: Greek zōē life of, relating to, or being a (specified) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • zoic — adjective /ˈzəʊɪk/ a) Showing traces of life; containing organic remains. b) Having the form of an animal; animal like, zoomorphic …   Wiktionary

  • zoic — Relating to living things; having life. [G. zoikos, relating to an animal] * * * zo·ic (zoґik) [Gr. zōikos of or proper to animals] pertaining to or characterized by animal life …   Medical dictionary

  • zoic — adj. pertaining to animals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • -zoic — zo·ic …   English syllables

  • zoic — zo·ic …   English syllables


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