zoo·​gen·​ic ˌzō-ə-ˈje-nik How to pronounce zoogenic (audio)
: caused by or associated with animals or their activities
zoogenic humus

Word History


zoo- + -genic

First Known Use

1866, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of zoogenic was in 1866

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“Zoogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zoogenic. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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