The Alternative Dutch Dictionary: zoölogie

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zoölogie etymology First recorded in 1824; from medieval Latin zoologia, itself constructed from Ancient Greek ζþoν (zooön) ‘living creature, animal’ + λóγος (logos) ‘word, teaching’ pronunciation
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  1. (biology) The biological branch zoology, which studies the animal kingdom
  2. (colloquial) A zoo; especially the old one in Antwerp
Synonyms: (zoology) dierkunde, (zoo) dierentuin {{g2}}, zoo {{g2}}
related terms:
  • zoöloog {{g2}}
  • zoölogisch

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