zoophilist

noun

zo·​oph·​i·​list
zōˈäfələ̇st
plural -s
: a lover of animals:
a
: a person concerned with the rights of lower animals and their protection from abuse
b
: one afflicted with zoophilia

Word History

Etymology

zo- + phil- + -ist

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“Zoophilist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zoophilist. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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