zoophilic

adjective
zoo·​phil·​ic | \ˌzō-ə-ˈfi-lik \
variants: or zoophilous \ zō-​ˈä-​fə-​ləs , zə-​ˈwä-​ \

Definition of zoophilic 

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

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1881, in the meaning defined above

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zoophilic

adjective
zoo·​phil·​ic | \ˌzō-ə-ˈfil-ik \

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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