zoology

See also: zoölogy

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Etymology

From Ancient Greek ζῷον (zôion, animal) + λόγος (lógos, knowledge)

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Noun

zoology (countable and uncountable, 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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