zoological

adjective zoo·log·i·cal \ ˌzō-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl \
variants: or less commonly zoologic play \ˌzō-ə-ˈlä-jik\
Updated on: 9 May 2018

Definition of zoological

1 : of, relating to, or concerned with zoology
2 : of, relating to, or affecting lower animals often as distinguished from humans

zoologically

play \ˌzō-ə-ˈlä-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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First Known Use of zoological

1686

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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ZOOLOGICAL Defined for Kids

zoological

adjective zoo·log·i·cal \ ˌzō-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl \

Definition of zoological for Students

: of or relating to zoology
  • zoological classification

Medical Dictionary

zoological

adjective zoo·log·i·cal \ ˌzō-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl \
variants: also zoologic play \-ik\

medical Definition of zoological

1 : of, relating to, or occupied with zoology
2 : of, relating to, or affecting lower animals often as distinguished from humans
  • zoological infections


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