-zoa

plural noun combining form

ˈzō-ə
: animals
in taxa
Metazoa
Protozoa

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, borrowed from Greek zôia, plural of zôion "animal" — more at zoo-

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“-zoa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-zoa. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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