zoophilist

noun
zo·​oph·​i·​list | \ zōˈäfələ̇st \
plural -s

Definition of zoophilist

: a lover of animals:
a : a person concerned with the rights of lower animals and their protection from abuse
b : one afflicted with zoophilia

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History and Etymology for zoophilist

zo- + phil- + -ist

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“Zoophilist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zoophilist. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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