also zoologic adjective Date: 1807 1. of, relating to, or concerned with zoology 2. of, relating to, or affecting lower animals often as distinguished from humans • zoologically adverb

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  • Zoological — o [ o]*log ic*al, a. [Cf. F. zoologique.] Of or pertaining to zo[ o]logy, or the science of animals. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zoological — (adj.) 1807, from ZOOLOGY (Cf. zoology) + ICAL (Cf. ical) …   Etymology dictionary

  • zoological — [zō΄ə läj′i kəl] adj. 1. of or having to do with zoology 2. of, pertaining to, or concerned with animals: Also zoologic zoologically adv …   English World dictionary

  • zoological — zoo·log·i·cal .zō ə läj i kəl also zoo·log·ic ik adj 1) of, relating to, or occupied with zoology 2) of, relating to, or affecting lower animals often as distinguished from humans <zoological infections> …   Medical dictionary

  • zoological — adj. Zoological is used with these nouns: ↑institute …   Collocations dictionary

  • zoological — zoology ► NOUN 1) the scientific study of the behaviour, structure, physiology, classification, and distribution of animals. 2) the animal life of a particular region or geological period. DERIVATIVES zoological adjective zoologically adverb… …   English terms dictionary

  • zoological — disp. adj. of or relating to zoology. Phrases and idioms: zoological garden (or gardens) a public garden or park with a collection of animals for exhibition and study. Derivatives: zoologically adv …   Useful english dictionary

  • zoological — zoologically, adv. /zoh euh loj i keuhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to zoology. 2. relating to or concerned with animals. Also, zoologic. [1800 10; ZOOLOG(Y) + ICAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • zoological — adjective a) Of, or relating to, animals. b) Of, or relating to, zoology …   Wiktionary

  • zoological — Synonyms and related words: animal, animalian, animalic, animalistic, beastlike, beastly, bestial, brutal, brute, brutelike, brutish, dumb, entomologic, instinctive, instinctual, mindless, nonrational, subhuman, taxidermal, zoic, zooidal,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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