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zoophilic

adjective zoo·phil·ic \ˌzō-ə-ˈfi-lik\

Definition of ZOOPHILIC

:  having an attraction to or preference for animals; especially of an insect :  preferring animals to humans as a source of food

Variants of ZOOPHILIC

zoo·phil·ic or zo·oph·i·lous \zō-ˈä-fə-ləs, zə-ˈwä-\

First Known Use of ZOOPHILIC

1886

zoophilic

adjective zoo·phil·ic \ˌzō-ə-ˈfil-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ZOOPHILIC

:  having an attraction to or preference for animals: as a :  affected with zoophilia b of an insect :  preferring lower animals to humans as a source of food <zoophilic mosquitoes>

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