petting zoo
noun Date: 1968 a collection of farm animals or gentle exotic animals for children to pet and feed

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • petting zoo — n AmE part of a ↑zoo which has animals in it for children to touch …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • petting zoo — petting ,zoo noun count AMERICAN a place where small children can see and touch gentle animals …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Petting zoo — Little Kids Children s Zoo, St. Louis Zoo …   Wikipedia

  • petting zoo — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms petting zoo : singular petting zoo plural petting zoos mainly American a place where small children can see and touch gentle animals …   English dictionary

  • petting zoo — noun a collection of docile animals for children to pet and feed • Hypernyms: ↑collection, ↑aggregation, ↑accumulation, ↑assemblage * * * noun, pl ⋯ zoos [count] US : a collection of animals that children can touch and feed * * * ˈpetting zoo… …   Useful english dictionary

  • petting zoo — pet′ting zoo n. cvb a zoo, or a special part of a larger zoo, where children may pet and sometimes feed small or young animals …   From formal English to slang

  • petting zoo — a zoo, or a special part of a larger zoo, where children may hold and stroke and sometimes feed small or young animals. * * * …   Universalium

  • petting zoo — noun A zoo that permits or encourages visitors to touch animals …   Wiktionary

  • petting zoo — noun (C) AmE part of a zoo which has baby animals in it for children to touch …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Heavy Petting Zoo — Infobox Album | Name = Heavy Petting Zoo Type = Album Artist = NOFX Released = January 31, 1996 Recorded = October, 1995 Razors Edge and Fat Planet Genre = Punk rock, ska punk Length = 34:54 Label = Epitaph Producer = Ryan Greene, NOFX Reviews =… …   Wikipedia

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