zoism

noun (1)
zo·​ism | \ˈzōˌizəm\
plural -s

Definition of zoism 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a doctrine that the phenomena of life are due to a peculiar vital principle : the theory of élan vital

zoism

noun (2)
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plural -s

Definition of zoism (Entry 2 of 2)

: reverence for animal life : belief in animal powers and influences

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History and Etymology for zoism

Noun (1)

Greek zōē life + English -ism

Noun (2)

International Scientific Vocabulary zo- + -ism

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